When Plowshares Built Swords: Scrap Drives During World War II

Scrap drives during the early 1940s emptied barns and fields across the country, for better or for worse.

During World War II, gasoline was rationed. Using ration books like this one, motorists were limited to a weekly allowance of gasoline, although farmers and truckers could get all the fuel they needed.
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