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from the Guardian

USAAF: lost artwork from the second world war – in pictures

British Land Army girls and members of the Women's Royal Air Force (WAAF) dance with men of the US Eighth Army Air Force in Suffolk during 1943 ~

from Mail Online

Jobs for the girls: Amazing vintage photographs provide a vivid snapshot of working life for British women during World War Two

Working on the land: A pair of Land Army girls sporting straw hats return from the fields accompanied by their Shire horse in September 1939


Three members of the Womens Land Army do the Silo-Step as part of their training at the Northampton Institute of Agriculture. The silo is filled with layers of hay and molasses and then the Land Girls stamp around on it until it is reduced to one compact mass. The photograph is taken from inside the silo.

from Mail Online

It's a girl's life in the Army! Portraits from the Afghan frontline show how female troops are winning hearts and minds in Afghanistan

Article on female British soldiers in Afghanistan. Captain Alice Homer is an officer with the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers. She has just spent six months running a small section of soldiers in Camp Bastion


These British land girls have shown how to pull off looking feminine during wartime even in unflattering outfits. Their hair remains perfectly curled.

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