Maureen Dunlop de Popp, a female pilot who flew Spitfires, Lancasters and Hurricanes during the Second World War, has died aged 91. Dunlop joined the Air Transport Auxiliary (ATA) in 1942 and became one of a small group of female pilots based at White Waltham in Berkshire who were trained to fly 38 types of aircraft between factories and military airfields across the country.
Agent ‘Fifi': The stunning British spy who seduced secrets of war from her ‘prey’
/....BRITISH WWII Keep Mum .. Agent ‘Fifi': The stunning British spy who seduced secrets of war from her ‘prey By Terrence McCoy September 18, 2014 A World War II propaganda poster created in 1941 by Harold Forster. “Keep Mum She’s Not so Dumb” is typical of Second World War British propaganda attempts to instill caution in the public through humorous, memorable slogans, rather than through fear-inducing images of spies and saboteurs. (Courtesy of Imperial War Museums/.JAN16
1940s Fashion: The Decade Captured In 40 Incredible Pictures
Models On Bond Street, London, 1942 The wartime look in Britain became much more austere as the years went by. This was the first collection of Utility Dresses for Women, designed by Norman Hartnell in 1942, and showcased on a very quiet Bond Street.