This poster explained how to use red and blue ration tokens, which were given as "change" for ration stamps, and could be used to supplement stamps to pay for rationed goods.

This poster explained how to use red and blue ration tokens, which were given as "change" for ration stamps, and could be used to supplement stamps to pay for rationed goods.

Original Mixed Media Collage With WW2 Ration Stamps, Vintage Stamp Artwork, Inspirational Quote, Sepia Painting

Original Mixed Media Collage With WW2 Ration Stamps, Vintage Stamp Artwork, Inspirational Quote, Sepia Painting

Original Mixed Media Collage With Ration Stamps, Vintage Stamp Artwork, Inspirational Quote, Sepia Painting

Chart reminding readers which war ration stamps to use. Appeared in August 1945 Express. For more, click on the link.

San Antonians still under war rations in August 1945

Chart reminding readers which war ration stamps to use. Appeared in August 1945 Express. For more, click on the link.

Blue ration stamps in US War Ration Book Two - used for canned and processed foods, while red stamps were used for meat, cheese, fats, and oils.

Blue ration stamps in US War Ration Book Two - used for canned and processed foods, while red stamps were used for meat, cheese, fats, and oils.

James Piccarelli (1906-1976) aka Jimmy Rush was a soldier in the Genovese family who served in captain Vincent Alos crew. It is said that Joseph Bernava introduced him into the family. Piccarelli had no legitimate sources of income and a crime record that showed grand larceny, illegal gas ration stamps and narcotics. He was associated with big names like Vinnie Mauro, Tony Bender, John Ormento and Salvatore Santoro. Piccarelli himself was a smuggler and distributor of huge quantities of…

James Piccarelli (1906-1976) aka Jimmy Rush was a soldier in the Genovese family who served in captain Vincent Alos crew. It is said that Joseph Bernava introduced him into the family. Piccarelli had no legitimate sources of income and a crime record that showed grand larceny, illegal gas ration stamps and narcotics. He was associated with big names like Vinnie Mauro, Tony Bender, John Ormento and Salvatore Santoro. Piccarelli himself was a smuggler and distributor of huge quantities of…

WW II Ration Stamps issued by the U.S. Government to purchase food, petrol and other household goods during the duration course of war.

WW II Ration Stamps issued by the U.S. Government to purchase food, petrol and other household goods during the duration course of war.

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