Wednesday, September 28, 2011


A book available from the National Archives (UK)—currently on sale:

During World Wars I and II, Land Girls worked at agricultural tasks so that male farm workers could enter the British Army and Royal Navy. Some of the Land Girls had grown up on farms, but at least one-third of them were from London and other cities in Britain. A written guide was provided to help orient the “newbies” to their new lives as farm girls:


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