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  • Women's Services in the First World War

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    Pressure from women for their own uniformed service to assist the war effort began in August 1914. Many organisations sprang up, such as the Women’s Volunteer Reserve and Lady Londonderry’s Women’s Legion, which provided cooks for Army camps. The...

  • Women's Auxiliary Services during the Second World War

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    Women were conscripted in December 1941. They were given a choice of working in industry or joining one of the auxiliary services – the Auxiliary Territorial Service (ATS), the Women's Auxiliary Air Force (WAAF) or the Women's Royal Naval...

  • War Work during the Second World War

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    The British government mobilised civilians more effectively than any other combatant nation. By 1944 a third of the civilian population were engaged in war work, including over 7,000,000 women. Minister of Labour Ernest Bevin was responsible for...

  • Clothes Rationing in Britain during the Second World War

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    Clothes rationing came into effect in Britain from 1 June 1941. It lasted, albeit in a gradually reduced format, until March 1949. As with food rationing, the main aim of the scheme was to ensure fair shares. But it was also intended to reduce...

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  • Votes for women pin badge

    (First World War Home Front, View All First World War)

    Metal enamel Suffragettes Votes for Women pin badge.

  • Women in the Second World War

    (Second World War, Books & DVDs, View All Books, Second World War Home Front, View All Second World War)

    During the Second World War women proved themselves indispensable to the war effort serving in both military uniformed units abroad and in home front organisations through the darkest hours of the Blitz. Illustrated with contemporary black and white and...

  • Women And Children At War

    (IWM CDs & DVDs, Books & DVDs, Second World War Home Front, View All Second World War)

    This unique collection features different wartime films looking both at the vital contribution made to Britain’s war efforts by women, and the experiences of evacuee children. Running Time - 2 hrs 37 Certificate - Exempt Number of Discs - 1

  • The Virago Book of Women and the Great War

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    Joyce Marlow presents a fascinating and varied collection of women's writing on the Great War drawn from diaries, newspapers, letters and memoirs from across Europe and the States.  She outlines the pre- war campaign for suffrage and then the...

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  • IWM Blogs Imperial War Museum Blogs and Projects 2011-04-11T09:01:57Z http://blogs.iwm.org.uk/feed/atom/ WordPress Christian War Story Project http://blogs.iwm.org.uk/?p=18 2011-04-04T22:20:12Z 2011-04-02T10:00:42Z Working in co-operation with the...

  • IWM War Story Blog

    IWM War Story Blog Home What we’re collecting Afghanistan in Context IWM War Story Blog Imperial War Museum project to encourage servicemen and women to record their personal stories relating to contemporary conflict Feeds: Posts Comments About War Story...

  • UKNIWM

    UKNIWM Home About UKNIWM News and articles about war memorials in the UK Feeds: Posts Comments Memorial rediscovered after 80 years 22 March, 2011 by ukniwm2 Blog by volunteer fieldworker Gordon Amand A memorial from the Great War has been found while...

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