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.
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.
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.
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 ~
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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.
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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 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.
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!
Leola N. King, America’s first female traffic cop, Washington D.C, 1918 -
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) ~
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
"Leave Hitler to Me Sonny" ~ WWII UK poster to encourage evacuation of children from London.
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.