WW2 home frontWorld war 2 was a catostrofic event that stillinflorescence people today.It started on september 1939 and ended the second ofseptember 1945 that means it lasted for 6 years andone day.In that time the people of briten started to go in torashonine thay started to evacurate childring in to thecontrey side thay statred to rashon food andpropaganda made a big to the world
Food and rationing● In world war to food was verey scarres because thesupliy ships that brot food in to briten wernt going outbecause they cept getting bomed by german planesso britan had to supply most of its food for its self.Englends farmes had to worck exstra hard and had togrow what the government wanted them to grow.● The govermet set up a groop of people to organisethe rationing and food and they were caled themiestrey of food.
Rationing● Ratoning happen to save the food supply of bitan.● Rationing worked by giving a Rationing book to evrey person and when theywhated to get food thay needed to bring the book to there chosen shop and get itsind of under the corect category the category’s wearmeat,eggs,fats,cheese,bacon,suger/persevetives.The avrage rason a erson cod have perar weak is: 50g of butter, 100g● of bacon/ham, 100g of margarine, 225g of suger, 1800ml ofmilk, 50g of cheese, 6p(1shilling) worth of meat, 1 freesh egg,50g of tea, 450g of jam everey 2 months,● 1 dried egg packet every 4 weeks, and 350g of sweets every 4 weeks.● The government also introjused a polecey call dig for victorey thatposweaded people to grow the own vegtables and breed there oneanamals Rabbits were a good alternative because they were quick tobreed.
None food rationing● Food was not the olnley thing that was rashond clothing was rashond aswell You had a special rating book for clothing and you got 60 coupons ayear. shoes needed 5 coupons womans dresses needed 11 couponsand a man suite needed 26 coupons.● Soap washing powered paper and furniture was rashond as well.● There were allso black market delers that gave out elegal products topeople for money.
Propaganda andcensorship● Propaganda was youed to prswade people on to doingthings fore the government.● The poropaganda posteres puswaded people to do thinsfrom working in factorey to sending there children to thecontrary side for evacuation.● Adverts and nuse articalls had to meat governmentstranded and hat to be posetive and motevating.
Propaganda● Propaganda plade a big part in the home front because itmade people think about what to do and it shownd whatthey shood do and made them felld bad if they dident.●● It allso wornd people about the danger of the war. Thepropaganda was divised the by the ministry of informationand it started when the war started.● Propaganda wasnet just poster it was allso radio broadcastand in newspaper articels.propaganda
Home front protection● In world war 2 the mane battle never came to Britain but therewere still air rades form German planes. There planes targetedthe bigger city and factorises.● In WW1 gas was a big problem so in WW2 thay provided evreyone whith a gas mask but lukeley brighten didn’t get gases at all.
Air rades● There were a set of sceems to stop the inpack of the bombs and to try to confusethe planes the most famose methord to stop the impackt of the air raids is toblack out the windows and all of the lights to try and stop the impact there wasalso a wadens that cheked that there was no light coming out.● The over way to protecket from the bomers was to youes anti-air guns but the firstones that were youed we not very acret and evrey 30,000 shells fored thay got 1plane but they cepetr them because it made the people feel safer● The anti air guns did improve exspchely when threy were connected to radar theguns were sometimes place on navel forts that were structurs placed in the sea.● The other wna was to put blimps up in the sky at night so the planes crash in tothem and the blims were fild with hidrogen that isa flambal gas so whne the plancrashes in to them they blow up thay were caled the Balloon Barrage thay werealso lached from specialised vehicles.● Thay also youed british planes to shout down the german planes.
Wartime jobs forwomen● Bfore the war most woman did home chors like lloking afterthe children and cleaning the home and the husband mademost of the income. but when the wear came and the menhad to go of to fight thw oomen were left to kepe thingsrunning.● The women had to replace the men in there jobs and theyhad to work at the factoreys the work they did was , driveabluence, make air craft, making the wepons and helpingcleen out the streets of the rubble.When the war was over most of the woomen stade in therejob.
War timeentertainment● One of the mane and most youes sore of enterner tement waslisening to the radio exspecheley wean you chodent go outbecause of the air rades.● In serten factroey were women worked somtine at the lunch brkether whoud be a performance they were singers ,actors anddancers.● Cinema was verey important sorce of entertanment in the warbefore the war adiences were 20 million but in the war it grow upto 32 million.
VE day● VE day stands for victory in Europe day it was anows onTuesday 8 May 1945 at 02.41.● There was huge celebrations all acros uropue with big bamqitesand fore workds but some people remanised on the war in stedof selabrating the end of it.● Winston churchhill gave a spech and bridcasted acros the nationthat the war was over.
My intervene● I intuvued my grandam and granddad thay wre born at thebeginning of the war● My granddad was born and lived on a farm and bygrandma was born and lived in a small town.
There experences withevcauashion● My Granada never got evacuated and nether did my grandma bbut by grandad lived in a farm and he rememberd whenevacuwese were moved in to the cotage next to him and thechildren youst to come over and play whiht him.● The chlidren who were evated to the cotage next to my grandadleft before the bomb’s started dropping so they dident mavemuch exsperence of london.● The children did setttle in nicley and when to the vilerg schoollike normal.
Rationing and food● Because by grandad live on a farm ratoning didnt efect him asmuch as if you lived on a town or a city and they got freesh eggsand meet but he was still resticted because thay had to supiymeet to the village.● My granmar had experiences with people deling in black marketand she remember having raire fruit’s like bananas becausehere mothers frend nues the shop ceper and gave some of theexstras to her.● My grandma youst to get shell fish from a lokel fishery● When my grandad and granamr were at school on the way therethere was ermericans driving jeaps and thowing out gum for thechildren to eat and my grandmars older brother when up to themand got hand fulls of sweets to bring back home .
War experiences● My grammars farther was in the medical section of the RAF and hetreated the pilots that were ingdergd in the war he was sent to canadato look after the pationts.● My granmar remembered about tanks going across the street and therewere American soldiers living in the home of the people how liver in thetown and my grandma’s mother accommodated them.● My grandadas town there were americans camping in the town.● Because my Grandad lived on a farm there was lots of spear lad so theMinstey Of Defence came along at tolld my grandads father that thaywere going to take over some of his land to build a prisoner of war camp.● My grandad fownd holes in the fence surownding the prison and crualdthrow them and walked arownd the camp and youst to talk to theprisoners and teach them some english.● My grandmer was picked to dance for the school at the end VE day.