Tagged: Women’s land army

The Women's Land Army, Vita Sackville-West The Transformation of the Land Girl 0

How was the Women’s Land Army viewed in 1944?

‘The Women’s Land Army’ by Vita Sackville-West (written under the auspices of the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries) was the first self-conscious attempt to highlight the efforts of the organisation in saving the country from starvation, published in 1944. The book includes information on the experiences of Land Girls and...

World War One Land Girls, IWM 1

The First World War Women’s Land Army

With the marking of the World War One centenary from 2014 to 2018, much discussion has taken place over the invaluable role which women played during the war. Whilst most people remember there was a Women’s Land Army during the Second World War, many do not know that the organisation...