The people who
didn't go to the war were busy at home helping the war effort.
in different ways.
One way was
to write letters and send parcels to those at war. This would help
to cheer up the people who were at war.
lots of schools the children would spend time knitting each day.
They would knit warm clothes for the soldiers.
At night time
people had black blinds over their windows. This stopped any light
getting out. There were no lights in the streets outside.
of food was sent overseas to the soldiers. At home people used coupons
to buy food, clothing and petrol . This made sure that there was
enough to go around everyone. It also meant that there were less