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'Land Girls' (2009-2011) British TV drama series commissioned by the BBC to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the outbreak of World War II.Set in the English countryside during World War II.Four different girls arrive at the Hoxley Estate to begin their new working lives at the Pasture Farm & at the opulent manor occupied by Lord & Lady Hoxley.The girls have joined the Women's Land Army for very different reasons,but all share the same goal – to help serve their country & to help win the…

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This post is dedicated to some often forgotten heroines of WW2 - The Women's Timber Corps, otherwise known as 'Lumberjills'. The Lumberjills were a unit of of The Women's Land Army along with The Land Girls, who are more often used as the iconic image of the Women's Home Front.

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Farm Girls spreading manure / During WW2, Land Girls were initially paid £1.85 for a 50-hour work week. In 1944, wages were increased to £2.85.

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More than 100 women from the British West Indies joined the Auxiliary Territorial Service (womens' branch of the British Army in WWII) ~

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It's a girl's life in the Army! Portraits from the Afghan frontline show how female troops are winning hearts and minds in Afghanistan

Article on female British soldiers in Afghanistan. Captain Alice Homer is an officer with the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers. She has just spent six months running a small section of soldiers in Camp Bastion

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Land Girls and British soldiers at a dance in a large hall, near the Women's Land Army forestry training camp at Culford, Suffolk, May 1943.

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British WWII poster, "We could do with thousands more like you.." - Join the Women's Land Army

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Women's Land Army Uniform: brown brogues, wool socks, brown corduroy breeches, fawn shirt, green v-neck wool jumper, green tie and felt hat

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