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Women in the Airforce, 1940

I have been very busy with work recently, so forgive the lack of blogging. For the next while I will just post interesting articles I come across, like this one from 1940-

  

Joan Fontaine promotes Victory Gardens, 1943

Joan Fontaine promotes Victory Gardens, 1943

 

Joan Fontaine promotes Victory Gardens, 1943

Stop Spending and be Proud, Austerity, 1942

 

No pressure….

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October 1942

Ethel Formby visits Australia, 1943

One of my favorite shows is a wonderful 1990s TV series featuring a time travelling TV repairman who finds himself in WWII London – Goodnight Sweetheart.  George Formby and his music feature quite a few times in the show, and Gary, the shows star, does not like him.  I tend to agree with Gary.  I’d much rather have seen George’s sister Ethel perform…..

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General’s Daughter to Lead land Army, October 1941

Sybil Howy Irving MBE (25 February 1897–28 March 1973) was the founder and controller of the Australian Women’s Army Service during World War II. She served in this position from 1941 to 1946 and was active in charity and social organisations until she was aged 74.

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This article form the Australian Women’s Weekly, October 1941.

Australian Girls working for the US Army, 1942

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Kitten Vintage

Handpainted and vintage furniture and accessories

The Flying Shetlands

Featuring The Most Fascinating & Exquisite Equine Art From Around The Globe

cheltenhamroad

The adventures of a reluctant crafter

First Night Design

Art, Design, Theatre, Literature, History, Food, Laughter ...

1st Field Company Engineers - Australian Imperial Forces

The stories of the 229 "Originals" who Embarked on the A19"Afric", A6 "Clan McCorquodale", A35 "Berrima" 1914.

Inside the Fashion Doll Studio

Barbie for big girls.

Gal Gumshoe with M. Ruth Myers

1940s, women, mysteries & more

Collecting cutlery

Interesting topics on cutlery for the collector

Woolies Buildings - Then and Now

What happened to your old Woolworths store?

Logical Quotes

Logical and Inspirational quotes

Out Of My Mind Images

living life with a camera in one hand and a pencil in the other :)

Please Pass the Recipe

from one generation to the next

TESSEROLOGY

A MOSAIC OF BITS AND PIECES ON TRAVEL, LIFE AND TIMES