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Lumberjills

Lumberjills

When war was declared in 1939, Britain was almost completely dependent on imported timber – but only had seven months of it stockpiled. Timber was critical to the war effort: it was needed for...

Searching for Marietta, Land Girl in Skipton, Yorkshire

Searching for Marietta, Land Girl in Skipton, Yorkshire

Ermanno is looking for information on Marietta, most likely a Land Girl in Skipton who knew his grandfather, Italian Prisoner of War, Congedo Cesare Antonio during the Second World War. Marietta might have been...

We Will Remember Them

We Will Remember Them

We salute those who died to give us our freedom. We will remember them. Non-combatants by Evelyn Underhill Never of us be said We had no war to wage, Because our womanhood Because the...