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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