ration book

ration book
ration book or ration card noun
A book or card of coupons or vouchers for rationed commodities
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Main Entry:ration

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  • K-ration — The K ration was an individual daily combat food ration which was introduced by the United States Army during World War II. It was originally intended as an individually packaged daily ration for issue to airborne troops, tank corps, motorcycle… …   Wikipedia

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