1940s British Women on the Home Front

Rare images of British women on the home front –

women on the home front 1940s---Cliffs-of-Dover---B-Anthony-Stewart

1940s-wartime-women—Cliffs-of-Dover—B-Anthony-Stewart

Women on the home front

Marking the release of our 1940s Wartime Women’s guides pack, here are some amazing images of women on the home front in Britain during the Blitz. See the Imperial War Museum who curate a rare series of color transparency slides.

We feature some of them here. Women who served in the Women’s Land Army or  Land Girls. The Women’s Auxiliary Air Force or Waaf. The Auxiliary Territorial Service or ATS as well as the Women’s Royal Navy, better known as the Wrens or WRNS.

women on the home front 1940s - Member of the Auxiliary Territorial Service at work

Member of the Auxiliary Territorial Service (ATS) at work

women on the home front 1940s - Air-raid-warden-Judy-McCrea

Air Raid Warden Judy McCrea pauses to touch up her make-up while on duty at Paddington station. Image IWM

women on the home front 1940s - Land-Girls-Eileen-Barry,-Audrey-Willis,-Betty-Long-and-Audrey-Prickett

Land Girls Eileen Barry, Audrey Willis, Betty Long and Audrey Prickett take a tea break during a long day on the farm.Image ©IWM

women on the home front 1940s - ATS Corporal Cynthia Lawrence

ATS Corporal Cynthia Lawrence

 women on the home front 1940s - Land Army Girls in their lodgings in Torquay England

Womens Land Army Girls in their lodgings in Torquay England

women on the home front 1940s - Waaf Girl at work on a bombing raid 1942

Waaf Girl at work on a bombing raid 1942

women on the home front 1940s - Two-off-duty-women-ambulance-drivers-relax-with-a-magazine-and-knitting

Two-off-duty-women-ambulance-drivers-relax-with-a-magazine-and-knitting

women on the home front 1940s - London-bus-conductors-Lilian-Menhenett,-Louise-Taylor-and-Marie-Ellis

London-bus-conductors-Lilian-Menhenett,-Louise-Taylor-and-Marie-Ellis

women on the home front 1940s - A-group-of-WAAFs have their dinner - RAF Bridgnorth

A-group-of-WAAFs have their dinner – RAF Bridgnorth

women on the home front 1940s - WRN or Wren armorers - whose job was to overhaul and maintain weaponry

WRN or Wren armorers – whose job was to overhaul and maintain weaponry

That’s all !
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