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Women of the Second World War: Courage and Conviction
By 1944, a third of the civilian population in Britain was engaged in war work, including over 7 million women. From compiling weather reports, maintaining aircraft, serving on airfields or working in intelligence, the work of women was crucial in the fight against Nazi Germany. Alice Loxton tracks down four women who served in the conflict, Christian Lamb, Pat Owtram, Jean Owtram and Elizabeth Davies, all of whom share their captivating and fascinating stories of the war.