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Women of WW2-Land Girls

Poster urging women to join the 'Land Army' during World War Two.

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World War 2 in pictures: Gathering the war-time harvest

A member of the Women's Land Army felling a young tree with an axe. 1941. by Fred Ramage

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

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"Keeps the farms going while the men are fighting" - Join the Women's Land Army. A healthy open-air life. -- WWII propaganda poster (Australia, UK), c. 1939-1945.

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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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