How a tablespoon of fat can save soldiers' lives

Household Fats and Grease

Efforts to change consumer habits to meet wartime needs were geared primarily toward women. State and county consumer committees organized informational lectures and classes on rationing and salvaging. In these pages, women are taught how saving fat, grease, hosiery, and tin cans helps with the nation's defense.

Related Topics: World Wars and Conflicts
The World War II Military and Home Fronts
Creator: Wisconsin State Council of Defense
Pub Data: Wisconsin State Council of Defense, 1943. (WI Def 2.6/2:S3)
Citation: "Household fats and greases." (Milwaukee : Wisconsin State Council of Defense, 1943); Online version at Online facsimile at:; Visited on: 5/22/2018