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By kind permission of The Express and Star - Land Army girls picking peas at a farm near Wolverhampton in July 1947

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The Women’s Land Army were the unsung heroines of World War II. With so many men overseas, women were brought in to work on farms, producing the vital food supplies needed to keep wartime Britain going.

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The Women's Land Army (WLA): A group of happy Land Army girls in the back of an OHMS truck, Devon, England ~

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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

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1940s Fashion: The Decade Captured In 40 Incredible Pictures

1940s Fashion: The Decade Captured In 40 Incredible Pictures | Marie Claire

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British WWII poster, "We could do with thousands more like you.." - Join the Women's Land Army

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