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Women of WW2-Land Girls

Poster urging women to join the 'Land Army' during World War Two.

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Examples of Propaganda from WW1 | WW1 Army Posters Page 5

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What Women Should Know Before Joining the Army

What life is like for a woman in the Army and how you should prepare for it.

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In 1945, Princess Elizabeth joined the Army's Auxilliary Territorial Service as a mechanic.

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British WWII poster, "We could do with thousands more like you.." - Join the Women's Land Army

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Jamaican / West Indian women recruits for the Auxiliary Territorial Service in 1943 (women's branch of the Army in the UK). Afro-Caribbeans are the descendants of West Africans shipped in the slave trade to the West Indies (to English, French, Dutch, Spanish, and Portuguese colonies founded from the 16th century). Since World War II many Afro-Caribbeans have migrated to North America and to Europe, especially to the USA, the UK, and the Netherlands.

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A vital war job... A healthy open-air life. Join the Women's Land Army. -- WWII propaganda poster (Australia, UK), c. 1939-1945.

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"Keeps the farms going while the men are fighting" - Join the Women's Land Army. A healthy open-air life. -- WWII propaganda poster (Australia, UK), c. 1939-1945.

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Pfft. Steve. All about health, huh? Remember when he was physically unfit to join the army and he KEPT TRYING TO JOIN THE ARMY? He is such an adorable little fish stick.

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