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Land Girls and their Impact (Hardback)

Colour Books P&S History Women of History

By Ann Kramer
Imprint: Wharncliffe Magazines
Pages: 208
ISBN: 9781844680290
Published: 21st August 2008
Last Released: 5th August 2008



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The impact of the land girls cannot be ignored. It was not just that women were working and farms had more women than men, women who were not part of the family or, for some of them, had even lived in the countryside before - but women were wearing trousers and filling in for men, some of whom would never return from war. For the women, their time as land girls changed their lives and how they viewed their own role in society and the family. Using original interviews and photographs from some of these land girls, historian Ann Kramer delves deeper than any previous study to understand the role of the land girls both during and after the Second World War.

As featured in

Who Do You Think You Are, Jan 23

diligent and interesting... indispensable stuff.... A thorough and fascinating account

Your Family Tree - November 2008

Very interesting insights into the lesser known contributions that women made to the war effort.

Alan Hampson

About Ann Kramer

ANN KRAMER is a well-known writer,
who has written extensively on women’s
roles during the two world wars, a subject that fascinates her. Her recent books include the successful Land Girls and their Impact (Pen & Sword, 2008), which was very well received.

Born and educated in London, Ann
Kramer now lives in Hastings.

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