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BRITISH WW II.Land army.With the country at war and all able-bodied men needed to fight, there was a shortage of labour to work on farms and in other jobs on the land. The government wanted to increase the amount of food grown within Britain. In order to grow more food, more help was needed on the farms and so the government started the Women's Land Army. 16

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Britain's WW2 evacuee children to get their own memorial at last

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Ok, we'll start with this 'little' list...Timeline of World War II in Europe...#ingraphics

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This appears to be a modern photo from a Italian WWII historical reenactment group (see At least its name and website are printed across the bottom of the photo on a forum on historical reenactment (

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World War 2 This war fought in Europe, North Africa and Asia started in 1939 with the invasion of Poland by Nazi Germany and ended in 1945 with the dropping of two atomic bombs on Japan. It was the largest armed conflict in history.

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Battle Cassino January-May 1944 (NA 14733) British 4.2-inch mortars in action at the start of the final offensive on Cassino, Italy, 12 May 1944.

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World War 2 in pictures: Women at war

World War 2: British fighter aircraft are being produced in increasing numbers. Here are Spitfires in production, in a factory where women play an important part, and are employed in nearly all branches of construction. April 3, 1941.

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The other protagonist in the book Soldier Boys is Dieter, a 15 year old boy that joined the Hitler Youth.

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