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Margaret Perry trains a new intake of Land Girls

Margaret Perry trains a new intake of Land Girls

taking a break .. the women’s land army, WWII ...

The Women’s Land Army

The Forgotten Lumberjills of WWII.  Like the many other amazing heroines of their time, the ladies of the Women’s Timber Corps, aka the Lumberjills, stepped into unconventional britches in order to keep the industry, and country, moving while the men were off at war.

The Forgotten Lumberjills of WWII. Like the many other amazing heroines of their time, the ladies of the Women’s Timber Corps, aka the Lumberjills, stepped into unconventional britches in order to keep the industry, and country, moving while the men were off at war.

Land girls; they went and worked the farms so productivity would not fall off while the men were away at war; important women in the war effort!!

Land Girls

Land girls; they went and worked the farms so productivity would not fall off while the men were away at war; important women in the war effort!!

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"Arrest That Rat: the Work of the Women's Land Army Rat Catchers, Sussex, 1942."  Land Girls enjoy a hot cup of tea after a hard day of rat catching.

"Arrest That Rat: the Work of the Women's Land Army Rat Catchers, Sussex, 1942." Land Girls enjoy a hot cup of tea after a hard day of rat catching.

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