Rationing and World War 2

Some of the Bridge-IT participants recollected experiences of rationing during WW2. This collection contains material which relate to the war time and is linked to the corresponding exhibition.

Collector(s)

  • TCD

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Leslie Greer talks about wartime rationing in England and in Ireland
May Smullen remembers wartime rationing
Leslie Greer talks about her career teaching English as a foreign language all around the world.
Leslie Greer talks about her experiences working for Bletchley, a British intelligence agency established during WW2.
Seamus Marken remembers food rationing during WW2.
Seamus Marken talks about the emergency in Ireland and in particular the ways people got around the rationing of tea.
Jim Quinn remembers the shortage of fuel and particularly coal during the war times in Ireland.

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