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'With Bill-hook and Stick They Cleared Out the Ditches-Women on the Land in the First World War' A talk by Viv Newman

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Following Viv’s recent talk entitled 'Nursing Through Shot and Shell-Medical Women at the Front', she recalls the unsung work of women working on the land. As well as writing articles about women during the First Word War, Viv works closely with military publishers Pen and Sword for their social history imprint. Among her printed works are:-   …



AGM then 'Women on the Western Front' by Dr. Phylomena Badsey

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After the Devon and Cornwall WFA Branch AGM, Dr Phylomena Badsey will give a presentation on Women on the Western Front.   


'Women in the Great War' with speaker Caroline Fairclough

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Carolin Fairclough of the Welsh Women's Network will give a presentation to the Gwent Branch on women in the First World War.  IMAGES:  A group of female workers move a truck of a clay for the production of silica bricks at a works in South Wales during the First World War. Female workers shovel stone into a furnace at a brickworks.  © 2017 - G…


'We Too Were Soldiers' by Dr Vivien Newman

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WAAC workers and Chief Ordnance Office Staff, Rouen 1917   [This article was first published April 2007, Stand To! Pages 38-42]   ‘We Too Were Soldiers’ 1 By Dr Vivien Newman   Viv Newman's long-standing interest in the Great War led, after many years teaching women's war poetry at A level, to a PhD thesis entitled Songs of Wartime Lives: …


The Virago Book of Women & the Great War

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Book review by Ann Clayton. I was gratified to see that this collection of women's experiences of the Great War opens with an extract from Beatrice Kelsey's journal which was first published in Stand To! 44. Following this are extracts from the memoirs, journals and letters of dozens of women, many of whose names are well-known to us, such as Vera…