Category: WW2 Photos

Sorting Potatoes

WW2 Photos: Girls Know Their Potatoes

Source: Catherine Procter Collection ‘These hardy members of the Britain’s Women’s Land Army sort potatoes under the watchful eyes of farmers during a recent demonstration of their skill. The girls demonstrated every phase of...

Plenty of Steam Up

WW2 Photo: Land Girls threshing in Kent

Source: Catherine Procter Collection ‘These English Land Army Girls are running and old fashioned steam engine for the threshing on a farm in Kent. There are more than 25,000 girls in Britain’s Land Army...

Land Girls on bikes: merrily we roll along

WW2 Photo: Merrily we roll along…

Land Girls cycling: ‘merrily we roll along’, 21st October 1942. This photograph was distributed to the New York Bureau to share the work of the British WLA across the Atlantic. Source: Catherine Procter Collection...

Land Girls At Pluckley

Land Girls at Pluckley

Andrew J Sleep was awarded an MBE for his services at Pluckley Flax Mill in August 1944. Caroline Millan, Andrew’s granddaughter, has been in touch and shared some photos from her family’s collection. These...