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Meat Not Rationed -- April Fool's Day, 1943
The San Antonio Express offered its readers brief hope that meat was no longer rationed. A front-page picture showed a picture of meat with the phrase "Not Rationed" in bold letters. However, the picture's caption warned, "Look at the dateline on top of this page!"


April Fool Categories: Food and Drink, 1943.
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