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Women of WW2-Land Girls

Of all the women of World War Two, the Land Girls stand out for the hard work they did on farms in Britain and abroad. WW2 Land Girls working the land so that Britain could eat! Land Girls mattered.
Freddie Randall
Freddie Randall • 2 years ago

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Women's Land Army

he Women's Land Army (WLA) was a British civilian organisation created during the First and Second World Wars to work in agriculture replacing men called up to the military. Women who worked for the WLA were commonly known as Land Girls. The name Women's Land Army was also used in the United States for an organization formerly called the Woman's Land Army of America. In effect the Land Army operated to place women with farms that needed workers, the farmers being their employers.

Land Army members are pictured packing potatoes at Bacheiddon Farm, near Machynlleth, July 25, 1942. #vintage #1940s #land_army #women #WW2

A vital war job - Join the Women's Land Army. A healthy open-air life. -- WWII propaganda poster (Australia, UK), c. 1939-1945.

1918; Paus, Herbert Andrew, 1880-1946 (artist); Women's Land Army of America (sponsor)