A parade of female munition workers during a 'patriot procession' on 23 July 1916. The women are holding tools and shell cases and wear their factory uniforms.
Air Mechanics of the Women's Royal Air Force (WRAF) working on the fuselage of an Avro 504 aircraft during early 1919.
Women pilots of the Air Transport Auxiliary (ATA) in flying kit at Hatfield, 10 January 1940.
Indian women training for Air Raid Precautions (ARP) duties in Bombay, 1942.
The first Canadian nurses in Japan are shown upon their arrival at Haneda Air Force Base, Tokyo.
A female soldier serving with 6 Supply Regiment, Royal Logistics Corps arrives at Camp Fox in the Kuwaiti desert with her kit, which includes a pillow.
Snow covers the destruction of an air raid around St Paul’s Cathedral in winter 1942.
The gunners of the Royal Artillery enjoy a Christmas lunch with their paper hats at New Ferry near Birkenhead on 14 December 1940.
Christmas anywhere should be spent in comfortable clothing, as shown here by Winston Churchill with General Eisenhower in Tunisia, 1943.
“Father Christmas” is seen here giving a present to Winston Churchill Jr, the Prime Minister’s grandson in 1942.
Soldiers check on the pigs being fattened up for Christmas at Eastern Command in December, 1942.
During the Second World War soldiers overseas were able to buy gifts, like this Christmas tree, for their families through ‘Gifts to Home League’ set up by the YMCA.