Hard Ass Heroic Women of World War Two

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Heroic women of World War Two. To mark the release of our 1940s Wartime Women Guides Pack, we’ll be featuring some posts to celebrate the brave women of the 1940s,  who served in the Allied forces and on the home front. Celebrating the heroic women of WW2 Women’s Air Force Service Pilots – WASPS Photo courtesy …

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Color Photos of War Era Women in the 1940s

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A colorful insight to the 1940s – These luscious color photographs of women in the 1940s reside in the National Geographic Creative website where you can license high resolution images. Glamourdaze honed in on two staff photographers whose stunning color images of young women taken in America and Great Britain during the 1940 war years …

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1940s Fashion – The Wartime Day to Day Frock

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Pathe 1940s fashion newsreel from 1943 – In wartime Britain, women had to make do and mend, with severe rationing from coupons and utility clothing a must, the new ethos was to be innovative with your current wardrobe. This Pathe film suggests – a tad optimistically that a girl could get by for a whole …

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1940s War Fashion – Black Women serving in WW11

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Rare Images of African American Women in Service – Researched by Barbara Lewis Burger- National US Archives It is difficult enough to find photographs of ordinary African Americans who served in the US Forces in the 1940s, and extraordinarily difficult to find images of women who served, as many thousands did. Most of these photographs …

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A Day in the Life – Two Women in the early 1940s

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One in wartime Britain, the other in pre-war America 1941 – In late 1941 – quite coincidentally, there were two picture essays of a typical day in the lives of two different women in the 1940s. The first, an American housewife, by the name of Jane Amberg from Kankakee, Illinois.USA. The second, a young British …

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1940s Fashion – US War Restrictions on Dresses

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USA War Restrictions on clothing 1942- See the lavishly illustrated concise history of 1940s womens fashion dress and style. Uncle Sam, disguised as Stanley Markus, of Dallas department store Neiman Marcus, one of America’s great fashion stores, last week assumed the role of 1940s war fashion designer. In a sweeping order affecting all women and girls’ …

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1940s Fashion – The Winter Dress and Coat of 1941

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American Women Winter Fashion on the Eve of War – 1941 US Fashion report by Catherine Roberts for Glamourdaze. Here they are … the winter fashion for 1941/42. During the summer, thousands of you told your favourite department store exactly what you wanted in the way of fashion details in your Fall /Winter wear, and apparently this …

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