Budding author Lesley Osmond writing backstage during a break from dancing in 'Revedeville' at the Windmill Theatre. The girls dance for 6 hours then sleep on the floor of their dressing room as they eat sleep and work at the theatre, 19th October 1940. Original Publication : Picture Post - 316 - Backstage - pub. 1940. (Photo by Picture Post/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
1944 ~ The Women's Land Army played a fundamental role in Britain during World War II. The Women's Land Army helped to provide Britain with food at a time when U-boats were destroying many merchant ships bringing supplies to Britain from America.