Women in the Second World War

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As the world became embroiled in the second global conflagration in just over two decades, the women of Britain once more answered the call of duty.

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Many of the first volunteers had served in the Great War and now they offered their services again – this time bringing their daughters with them. During World War II women proved themselves indispensable to the war effort, serving in both military units abroad and in home-front organisations through the darkest hours of the Blitz. Illustrated with contemporary black-and-white and some rare colour photographs, documents and ephemera, this poignant and moving book tells the stories of these women.

  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Shire Publications; Illustrated edition (10 Mar. 2011)
  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 64 pages
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 14.73 x 0.48 x 21.08 cm

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Many of the first volunteers had served in the Great War and now they offered their services again – this time bringing their daughters with them. During World War II women proved themselves indispensable to the war effort, serving in both military units abroad and in home-front organisations through the darkest hours of the Blitz. Illustrated with contemporary black-and-white and some rare colour photographs, documents and ephemera, this poignant and moving book tells the stories of these women.

  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Shire Publications; Illustrated edition (10 Mar. 2011)
  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 64 pages
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 14.73 x 0.48 x 21.08 cm