The Women's Land Army (WLA) were commonly known as Land Girls. In forestry, the Women's Timber Corps were known as Lumber Jills. At the height of the WWI the Land Army had a full-time membership of members. The number exceeded during WWII.
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Armed with volunteer spirit—and armloads of chickens—a trio from Britain’s Women’s Land Army did its part for the war effort in Fighting the food shortage at home while their men fought for freedom abroad. Photograph from Hulton Archive/Getty Images, 1940
World War Land girls working on a combine harvester at harvest time. Joan Terrell who is greasing the machine used to be a hairdresser and Evelyn Lendon, the driver, was a typist. Original Publication: Picture Post - 1510 - 1943 Is A Panzer Harvest - p
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Patriotic Poster ★ Women's Land Army of the U. Crop Corps Recruitment Poster from 1943 World War II, Pitch in and Help! Join the Women's Land Army of the U. Crop Corps, text over a collage women with Women's Land Army armbands performing assorted farm
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Land Girl In Southern England, 1944 British women headed to the fields during WWII in dungarees and buttoned-up shirts. The Land Girls still kept things stylish though, cinching-in their waists with classic belts.