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'The kitchen is the key to victory. Eat less bread' (Poster)


First World War recruitment poster; 'The kitchen is the key to victory. Eat less bread'; Poster no. 22. This poster signifies the war time need for women to self-ration due to wheat shortages with many farmers at war and fewer ships getting into Britain as this occured at the height of German U-boat campaign in 1917. Campaigns to encourage modest consumption of bread EAT LESS BREAD – national ration is 4lb per week.

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