Category: WW2 Photos

Women's Forestry Corps

WW2 Photo: Women wartime foresters

‘Swinging across the farrowed British countryside is an army of over forty thousand women. This is the Women’s Land Army whose members are drawn from every walk of life, from shop and beauty parlour,...

Valentine’s Day Special: WW2 Land Girl Wedding Dress

Valentine’s Day Special: WW2 Land Girl Wedding Dress

Monica Worboys, a Bedfordshire land girl, married American GI, Russell ‘Hoots’ Hooton, in 1945 and moved to the USA with her husband. She was one of 143 young women who married men from just...

65th Anniversary: WLA Disbandment Parade, London (1950)

65th Anniversary: WLA Disbandment Parade, London (1950)

Today is the 65th anniversary of the 21 October 1950 ‘Farewell Parade’ of 500 representative land girls from all the counties in England and Wales before Queen Elizabeth, their Patron, at Buckingham Palace, to...

WW2 Photo: Land Girls entertaining the troops at Thundersley Hostel, Essex.

WW2 Photo: Land Girls entertaining the troops at Thundersley Hostel, Essex.

I have a photo of Land Army Girls including my aunt Lilian Taylor in 1943 doing a show for the troops who were going off to war the following day. My aunt is the...