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Pictures which illustrate a woman's work on the Home Front in Britain in World War II
Learning in the New Year: Women in Farming Whole Farm Management Course « For the Sake of the Land                                                                                                                                                                                 More

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 More

Popeye and Olive Oil 1940 - children's programs

Popeye and Olive Oil 1940 - children's programs

gas mask instructions WW2

gas mask instructions WW2

Managing men working on Frances Donaldson's wartime farm. WWII

Managing men working on Frances Donaldson's wartime farm. WWII

Approach to farming, Frances Donaldson's first book, published by Faber and Faber

Approach to farming, Frances Donaldson's first book, published by Faber and Faber

small boy on a bike: Thomas Donaldson 1941, aged 5 in WWII

small boy on a bike: Thomas Donaldson 1941, aged 5 in WWII

Map of Tobruk with sheltered harbour

Map of Tobruk with sheltered harbour

Hess landed in Scotland in May 1941, the middle of WWII. No one knew quite why.

Hess landed in Scotland in May 1941, the middle of WWII. No one knew quite why.

Craven A cigarettes, popular in World War 2

Craven A cigarettes, popular in World War 2

Land girls in WWII working at Frances Donaldson's farm - Gypsy Hall

Land girls in WWII working at Frances Donaldson's farm - Gypsy Hall

Popeye the sailor, children's cartoon character in World War II

Popeye the sailor, children's cartoon character in World War II

Milking cows with Alfalaval machinery. Frances Donaldson with a landgirl

Milking cows with Alfalaval machinery. Frances Donaldson with a landgirl

The Times newspaper as it looked in the 1940s

The Times newspaper as it looked in the 1940s

Mr Pattison who advised Frances Donaldson on agriculture

Mr Pattison who advised Frances Donaldson on agriculture


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World War 2 women doing farm work

Managing men working on Frances Donaldson's wartime farm. WWII

Managing men working on Frances Donaldson's wartime farm. WWII

Mr Pattison who advised Frances Donaldson on agriculture

The story of a woman who turns to farming at the outbreak of World War II This is a picture of a woman’s war on the home front.

Popeye and Olive Oil 1940 - children's programs

Popeye and Olive Oil 1940 - children's programs

The Times newspaper as it looked in the 1940s

The Times newspaper as it looked in the 1940s

Rose in the war standing at the back of a Hillman Minx car. (children of Frances Donaldson)

Rose in the war standing at the back of a Hillman Minx car. (children of Frances Donaldson)

gas mask instructions WW2

gas mask instructions WW2

Wilmcote, home of Frances Donaldson in WWII

Wilmcote, home of Frances Donaldson in WWII

Frances Donaldson, photographed by Elliott and Fry,during World War II. Note the cigarette!

Frances Donaldson, photographed by Elliott and Fry,during World War II. Note the cigarette!

Rose on trike WWII

Rose on trike WWII

Milking cows with Alfalaval machinery. Frances Donaldson with a landgirl

Milking cows with Alfalaval machinery. Frances Donaldson with a landgirl

The Livestock Conservancy-red polled cattle, great dual purpose breed medium in size

The Livestock Conservancy-red polled cattle, great dual purpose breed medium in size

Typical southeastern Georgia farm with newly harvested field of oats (LOC)    Wolcott, Marion Post,, 1910-1990,, photographer.    1939 May    Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Collection

Stunning Photos Of WWII-Era America

Typical southeastern Georgia farm with newly harvested field of oats (LOC) Wolcott, Marion Post,, 1910-1990,, photographer. 1939 May Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Collection

1940 October 2  	     After the summer's losses in the air, Hitler orders the effective cancellation of operation Sea Lion, the planned invasion of Britain

1940 October 2 After the summer's losses in the air, Hitler orders the effective cancellation of operation Sea Lion, the planned invasion of Britain