‘The land army fights in the fields. It is in the fields of Britain that the most critical battle of the present war may well be fought and won’.
This quotation from Lady Denman, the Director of the Women’s Land Army, sums up the importance of the Land Girls during World War Two. For many girls, the ‘phoney war’ was all too soon becoming a reality as they had the opportunity to do ‘their bit’ and enrol for the Women’s Land Army.
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