Every person in Britain was given a ration book.
They had to register and buy their food from their chosen shops.
Rationing of food lasted for 14 years and ended on July 4, 1954. Read more
During WW2 the increase in demand for clothing and uniforms put great pressure on the countries clothing and textile industries.
On 1st June 1941 clothes rationing was brought into effect, with extra coupons given to children and new mothers. Read more
You wouldn't want to be a Victorian miner is part of the
'You wouldn't want to be' series...
This 35 page book is full of the 'nitty and truly gritty' facts behind some of history's most interesting characters and events. Read more
As part of the 'National Registration Act' of 1939, every man woman and child had to carry an Identity card. Read more
Follow the course of the first and second world wars and meet some of the people who took part.
From field marshals, ambulance drivers and soldier in muddy trenches to submarine commanders, snipers, and secret agents.. use the stickers to dress them all for action! Read more