Pinterest • The world’s catalogue of ideas

The Women’s Land Army were the unsung heroines of World War II. With so many men overseas, women were brought in to work on farms, producing the vital food supplies needed to keep wartime Britain going.

378
39

Lance Corporal Jack Jones is a fictional Home Guard platoon lance-corporal, veteran of the British Empire and butcher, portrayed by Clive Dunn in the BBC television sitcom Dad's Army. Description from snipview.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

42
2

East End Slum 1949. Scary to think that my Grandpa who grew up in London would have been the same age I am now when this photograph was taken...

206
22
2
from For the Sake of the Land

Learning in the New Year: Women in Farming Whole Farm Management Course

Learning in the New Year: Women in Farming Whole Farm Management Course « For the Sake of the Land

50
2
1

Trooper Bert Main and Songster (the oldest horse to serve in WW1) in France 1915. Photo © Loughborough Carillon Tower and War Memorial Museum (This image is licensed under Creative Commons BY NC SA)

52
5
from Mail Online

The donkey born in a First World War trench which became a mascot for British troops

Jimmy the war donkey. He was born in a trench at the Somme in 1916 and served British troops on the frontline for two years.

21
4
from Marie Claire

1940s Fashion: The Decade Captured In 40 Incredible Pictures

1940s Fashion: The Decade Captured In 40 Incredible Pictures | Marie Claire

359
31
1