Land Girls often learned ploughing from regular farmhands by watching their approach ‘on the job’. Even then, it was still difficult for women to put into practice what farmworkers appeared to do effortlessly. Nonetheless over time, many Land Girls picked up this new skill and became second nature. Having not driven before, these newly-acquired skills gave women career prospects for when the war was over.
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