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World War 2: Underwear and uniform

World War 2: Underwear and uniform. Advice on suitable underwear for women wearing uniform for the first time. Research for my historical romance Into The Unknown -


A German messenger dog leaps a trench, possibly near Sedan on the Western Front, May 1917. Two soldiers are just visible in the trench behind and beneath the dog. German First World War Official Exchange Collection, IWM.

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Dramatic photographs from WW1 that show the carnage... and courage

Before disaster struck: Women workers stack live shells destined for the trenches at the huge munitions factory at Chilwell in Nottinghamshire in 1917. A few months later, on 1 July, 1918, 250 workers were killed when eight tons of TNT explosive at the factory blew up. Only 32 bodies could be positively identified

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The holy grail of ovary killing pictures Sebastian Stan & Tom Hiddleston

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Maureen Dunlop de Popp, a female pilot who flew Spitfires, Lancasters and Hurricanes during the Second World War, has died aged 91. Dunlop joined the Air Transport Auxiliary (ATA) in 1942 and became one of a small group of female pilots based at White Waltham in Berkshire who were trained to fly 38 types of aircraft between factories and military airfields across the country.

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Women of WW2-Land Girls

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


Albert Ball, decorated British flying ace during World War I. Died at the age of 20 while pursuing the brother of the infamous (and also dashing) Red Baron through a cloudbank. Submitted by agreeablecar

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Dramatic photographs from WW1 that show the carnage... and courage

Doomed? One of the most iconic images of the war shows soldiers of the Royal Irish Rifles waiting to join the offensive on the Somme on 1 July, 1916. There were 60,000 British casualties that day - almost 20,000 died. The battle continued until mid-November, but no other day produced such appalling losses

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WWII British Soldier takes Tea to Comrades thru Flood in London Orig Press Photo

1939 - British soldier takes tea to comrades working to repair banks of River Ravensbourne which flooded south London.

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Is one of these brave Tommies your ancestor?

Great War stories: Discovered in an attic in northern France after nearly 100 years, these pictures show hundreds of British and Commonwealth soldiers, captured by Louis and Antoinette Thuillier during WWI