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From December 1941 all women aged 18 to 50, except those exempted, were required to do National Service. They could either join one the uniformed women's services,or seek work in a factory.The contribution made by the women factory workers must be among the most neglected aspect of WW2.The factories were the target of enemy bombers & their homes were near those factories.They worked long hours, spent nights in air raid shelters & survived under food and fuel rationing conditions.

From December 1941 all women aged 18 to 50, except those exempted, were required to do National Service. They could either join one the uniformed women's services,or seek work in a factory.The contribution made by the women factory workers must be among the most neglected aspect of WW2.The factories were the target of enemy bombers & their homes were near those factories.They worked long hours, spent nights in air raid shelters & survived under food and fuel rationing conditions.

Flight nurses of the 807th Medical Air Evacuation Transport Squadron show their worn-out shoes after returning to Italy, 9 January 1944. On 8 November 1943 a C-53 carrying 13 flight nurses and 13 medics of the 807th MAETS crash-landed in Nazi-occupied Albania. Over the next 2 months, they will all safely escape by foot back to Allied territory.

Flight nurses of the 807th Medical Air Evacuation Transport Squadron show their worn-out shoes after returning to Italy, 9 January 1944. On 8 November 1943 a C-53 carrying 13 flight nurses and 13 medics of the 807th MAETS crash-landed in Nazi-occupied Albania. Over the next 2 months, they will all safely escape by foot back to Allied territory.

Two women working as window-cleaners in London during the second world war…

Two women working as window-cleaners in London during the second world war…

One of the greatest Dutch resistance fighters is Helena Kuipers-Rietberg. This very religious housewife from Winterswijk was one of the driving forces behind the establishment of the LO, the national organization for people in hiding. Under the pseudonym “tante Riek” (aunt Riek), she took care of the many thousands of people in hiding in our country. Because of this, she was called "the mother of all Dutch in hiding".

One of the greatest Dutch resistance fighters is Helena Kuipers-Rietberg. This very religious housewife from Winterswijk was one of the driving forces behind the establishment of the LO, the national organization for people in hiding. Under the pseudonym “tante Riek” (aunt Riek), she took care of the many thousands of people in hiding in our country. Because of this, she was called "the mother of all Dutch in hiding".

Java, 19eme siècle

Java, 19eme siècle

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need an affordable date night idea?? how about a sunset picnic with lots of yummy @columbusmeats paired with cheeses, fruit, nuts, and more toppings! see my picnic + charcuterie essentials on jojotastic.com

Mogen wij volstaan met Vrouwendag, in de VS, het VK en Australië is heel maart Women’s History Month, waarin aandacht besteed wordt aan de rol en bijdrage van vrouwen in de historie. Hier een compilatie foto’s van vrouwen die de geschiedenis hebben veranderd. Bron: Distractify You may also like... Geweldige verliezers Voorkeur voor vrouwen (Todd …

Mogen wij volstaan met Vrouwendag, in de VS, het VK en Australië is heel maart Women’s History Month, waarin aandacht besteed wordt aan de rol en bijdrage van vrouwen in de historie. Hier een compilatie foto’s van vrouwen die de geschiedenis hebben veranderd. Bron: Distractify You may also like... Geweldige verliezers Voorkeur voor vrouwen (Todd …

Life on the Home Front: Extraordinary images depict women working in mills and factories during the First World War

Women on the Home Front: Extraordinary images from the First World War

Life on the Home Front: Extraordinary images depict women working in mills and factories during the First World War

Hannie Schaft, verzetstrijdster tweede wereldoorlog

Hannie Schaft, verzetstrijdster tweede wereldoorlog

This is Dolly Shepard, Edwardian parachutist, aerial performer, and balloonist.  This is the outfit she wore for parachuting, c. 1910.

This is Dolly Shepard, Edwardian parachutist, aerial performer, and balloonist. This is the outfit she wore for parachuting, c. 1910.

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