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  • There were extra rations of fresh meat, and during the hot part of the afternoon he and the others were served chilled fruit juice or chilled chocolate milk.
  • Then he ate a whole tin of Cheddar cheese from a package of K rations.
  • He drew no pay or PX rations and depended for life on the charity of Sergeant Towser and Milo, who both knew he was dead.
  • Through the lavender gloom clouding the entrance of the operations tent, Yossarian glimpsed Chief White Halfoat, diligently embezzling whiskey rations, forging the signatures of nondrinkers and pouring off the alcohol with which he was poisoning himself into separate bottles rapidly in order to steal as much as he could before Captain Black roused himself with recollection and came hurrying over indolently to steal the rest himself.

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  • Gasoline was rationed during the 1970s oil embargo.
  • During the Second World War, most commodities were rationed, so more resources could be devoted to the war effort.

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