Aug 072017
 
Laurie Lee description of the WLA

“This young, sun-tanned, green-sweatered, cord-breeched army of one-time shop girls, typists, mannequins, mill girls, hairdressers, parlourmaids, was throughout the war in the forefront of the battle. They figured in every ordeal and triumph wartime farming has had to offer. They filled the early gaps in manpower. They drove their ploughs on the winter pastures of […]