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26/11/1942 President Roosevelt ordered nationwide gasoline rationing


Rationing in the U.S. During World War II


WWII: U.S. Gas Rationing - 1942 | Today in History | 15 May 16


Food and gasoline rationing practices in the United States during World War II. HD Stock Footage


Rationing in the U.S.

On this day in 1942, gasoline rationing began in 17 Eastern states as an attempt to help the American war effort during World War II. By the end of the year, President Franklin D. Roosevelt had ensured that mandatory gasoline rationing was in effect in all 50 states.
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