Interior of the North Platte Canteen during War War II. Volunteers served donated sandwiches, cookies, coffee, milk, and birthday cakes to over six million service men and women. NSHS RG2154-6-1


18158 detailOn this day in 1947, sugar rationing ended in the U.S. after nearly five years of shortages brought about by World War II.

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