Children being evacuated out of London during the outbreak of World War II, 1939. William Vandivert

Children being evacuated out of London during the outbreak of World War II, 1939. William Vandivert

Joan Clarke Murray codebreaker at Bletchley Park during World War II, became deputy head of Hut 8 in 1944. Code breaking was almost exclusively done by men during the war. Clarke was paid less than the men and felt that she was prevented from progressing further because of her gender. She was a English cryptanalyst and numismatist ~

Joan Clarke, the cryptanalyst war-heroine, and the women of Bletchley Park (you never heard of)

Joan Clarke Murray codebreaker at Bletchley Park during World War II, became deputy head of Hut 8 in 1944. Code breaking was almost exclusively done by men during the war. Clarke was paid less than the men and felt that she was prevented from progressing further because of her gender. She was a English cryptanalyst and numismatist ~

London, Paddington Station, 1940. School boys with gas masks evacuated by train as bombing raids intensify. Life in London during The Blitz of World War II.

London, Paddington Station, 1940. School boys with gas masks evacuated by train as bombing raids intensify. Life in London during The Blitz of World War II.

Shell-shock during World War II. I love this photo. It shows so much in this simple scene from war.

Shell-shock during World War II. I love this photo. It shows so much in this simple scene from war.

World war 2 - the women still had it! They wore army clothes, had their hair curved perfectly, red lips and posed with the duck face! And how cute their hats are!

World war 2 - the women still had it! They wore army clothes, had their hair curved perfectly, red lips and posed with the duck face! And how cute their hats are!

INDUSTRY DURING FIRST WORLD WAR CHILWELL (Q 30036)   Munitions workers paint shells in the National Shell Filling Factory at Chilwell, Nottinghamshire, during the First World War.

INDUSTRY DURING FIRST WORLD WAR CHILWELL (Q 30036) Munitions workers paint shells in the National Shell Filling Factory at Chilwell, Nottinghamshire, during the First World War.

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