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1940s British Women at War in Color

By Glamourdaze @GlamourdazeBlog

Rarely seen Color Photographs of women in service-

ATS-GIRL

In anticipation of our 1940’s Wartime Women’s Guides packs, here are some marvelous color photographs held by the Imperial War Museum.
They are part of the IWM collection ‘Ministry of Information Second World War Colour Transparency Collection‘.
Featured are girls from the Women’s Land Army ( Land Girls) , Women’s Auxiliary Air Force (WAAF), the Auxiliary Territorial Service (ATS), and the Womens Royal Navy (WRNs) .

All Images held by the Imperial War Museum.

ATS-Corporal-Cynthia-Lawrence

ATS-Corporal-Cynthia-Lawrence

group-of-waafs-in-London

a group-of-waafs-in-London

Land Girl Doreen Bacchus operates a tractor

Land Girl Doreen Bacchus operates a tractor

an-ATS-spotter-with-binoculars-at-the-anti-aircraft-command-post

an-ATS-spotter-with-binoculars-at-the-anti-aircraft-command-post

Miss-M-Greatorex-machines-spring-cases-for-17-pounder-guns

Miss M Greatorex-machine gun engineer

ATS-girls-at-breakfast

ATS-girls-at-breakfast

Women-workers-from-the-small-West-Country-arms-factory-Cornwall

Women-workers-from-the-small-West-Country-arms-factory-Cornwall

Women-war-workers-from-the-small-West-Country-arms-factory-Cornwall

Women-war-workers-from-the-small-West-Country-arms-factory-Cornwall

Two-Wrens-re-arming-a-Browning-gun-of-a-Hawker-Hurricane-aircraft

Two-Wrens-re-arming-a-Browning-gun-of-a-Hawker-Hurricane-aircraft

Two-Belgian-Red-Cross-nurses

Two-Belgian-Red-Cross-nurses

ATS-girls-operating-a-height-and-range-finder

ATS-girls-operating-a-height-and-range-finder

Two-women,-responding-to-the-'Holidays-at-Home'-campaign,-writing-post-cards-in-Hyde-Park,-London

Two-women,-responding-to-the-‘Holidays-at-Home’-campaign,-writing-post-cards-in-Hyde-Park,-London

Auxiliary-Territorial-Service-plotters-at-work

Auxiliary-Territorial-Service-plotters-at-work

That’s all !
©Glamourdaze.com 2017


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