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Photograph from "Our Wonderful Women" a World War Two book published By Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd recording the service which women in Britain gave during wartime.

This is economical because women took over jobs. Photograph from "Our Wonderful Women" a World War Two book published By Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd recording the service which women in Britain gave during wartime.

Ena Squire-Brown, an international dancer famed for her Dove Dance, leaves her recently bombed home for St George's Church in Forest Hill, to marry Royal Air Force flying officer J.C. Martin in 1940

When Britain really DID keep calm and carry on: Fed up with the way people whinge at every little set-back? A cache of lost propaganda films magically evokes a very different era

Wartime Bride Sets Out For Church - Miss Ena Squire-Brown, an international dancer famed for her Dove Dance, leaves her recently bombed home for St. George's Church in Forest Hill, to marry Royal Air Force flying officer J.

In 1945, 18-year-old Princess Elizabeth convinced her father that she should be allowed to contribute directly to the war effort. She joined the Women’s Auxiliary Territorial Service, where she was known as No 230873 Second Subaltern Elizabeth Windsor, trained as a driver, and drove a military truck while she served.

Princess Elizabeth joined the Auxiliary Territorial Service (ATS) in February 1945 at the age of She trained as a driver and mechanic. The Princess reached the rank of Junior Commander.

Dame Vera Lynn with nurses in the Far East during World War Two

We'll meet again: Dame Vera Lynn searches for the soldiers she met in the Far East, 1944

Dame Vera Lynn with nurses in the Far East during World War Two

Women`s Army Corps in colour /1940

Women`s Army Corps in colour, 1940 ~

Female members of the Scotland Yard pose for a group portrait #WW1 #London

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1919 London: Female members of the Scotland Yard pose in uniform for a group portrait. The London police department was pioneer in recruiting and deploying women in the patrol force.

This Air Raid Warden assists a London family that survived a Lufwaffe raid during WWII

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This Air Raid Warden assists a London family that somehow survived a Luftwaffe raid during the early phase of the Blitz.

Two priests of the Hopi Two Horn Society (representing the extra-terrestrials, keepers of the balance of the stars, sun, sky, and moon, and protectors and guardians of human life and everything on earth. Intermediaries between the living and the dead.)

two priests of the hopi two horn society (representing the keepers of the balance of the stars, sun, sky, and moon, and protectors and guardians of human life and everything on earth. Intermediaries between the living and the dead.

An ambulance worker painting the kerb in accordance with the blackout regulations 1939

Ours seems to be the easiest times. We may be a bunch of whiners but we have very soft bellies.

evacuation children

A policeman makes sure young evacuees are on the correct train out of London for evacuation, (Press Association). I cant imagine having to make the decision to send my child away during this time without me. How heartbreaking!

Traffic Cop: Washington, D.C., circa 1918. "Mrs. L.O. King, traffic cop." Badge 432, where are you? Harris & Ewing Collection glass negative. Click to view full size.

Leola N. King, America’s first female traffic cop, Washington D.C, 1918 -

c1940: Girl clerks from a London office, working outside in steel helmets, after being forced outside by bomb damage to their building (Photo by Rolls Press/Popperfoto/Getty Images)

Clerks from a London office in Brodie helmets, after being forced outdoors by bomb damage to their building, 1940 ~ (Photo by Rolls Press/Popperfoto/Getty Images) ~

1940: Firefighting demonstration for housewives using a stirrup pump to combat the use of incendiary bombs which the Germans were dropping on London (Photo by Popperfoto/Getty Images)

Firefighting demonstration for housewives using a stirrup pump to combat the use of incendiary bombs which the Germans were dropping on London (Photo by Popperfoto/Getty Images)

WWII British London Air-Raid Poster Print by BloominLuvly

WWII British London Air-Raid Poster , Print

"Leave Hitler to Me Sonny" ~ WWII UK poster to encourage evacuation of children from London.

U.K. The streets of a ruined London after The Blitz, 1940.

London: The streets of a ruined London after The Blitz, 1940

During WWII 168 female pilots fought against all the odds for the right to aid the war effort. They were expected to fly wherever the need was greatest , in whatever aircraft was required - one in 10 women pilots died flying for the ATA.  Their story is one of courage, sexism, patriotism but above all, a story about women who wanted to break the confines of the world they lived in - and reach for the skies ~

During WWII 168 female pilots fought against all the odds for the right to aid the war effort. They were expected to fly wherever the need was greatest , in whatever aircraft was required - one in 10 women pilots died flying for the ATA.

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