Women at War

The experiences of women in a variety of military and civilian roles during the Second World War


RAF memoir
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A WAAF at War

by Diana Lindo


A former WAAF recalls her eventful wartime years
RAF memoir
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As We Were

Beryl R Williams (ed.)


Former members of the Women’s Auxiliary Air Force recall their experiences in World War Two
humour
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Aunt Alice's War

by Douglas Walker


Alice's misguided efforts to protect the Lancashire seaside town of St Annes from enemy subterfuge during WW2 will have readers in stitches
Wartime memoir
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Cirla's Story

by Cirla Lewis


A young Jewish girl's traumatic experiences in occupied Belgium during WW2
World War II memoir
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Corduroy Days

by Josephine Duggan Rees

A land girl's experiences in the Women's Land Army during World War 2
RAF memoir
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Lambs in Blue

by Rebecca Barnett


The adventures of three Tyneside lasses who joined the WAAF and were posted to Ceylon in WW2
RAF memoir
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More Tales of a Bomber Command WAAF

by Sylvia Pickering


Further recollections of a WAAF posted to 5 Group Headquarters, Moreton Hall
World War II history
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Occupation Nurse

by Peter & Mary Birchenall
Celebrating the small group of nurses who provided medical care to the island of Guernsey during the German occupation of WW2
Civilian memoir
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Only Remember the Laughter

by June O'Carroll Robertson
Recalling a remarkable life at home and abroad, working for Norman Hartnell and Constance Spry, and much else...
RAF memoir
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Radar Days

by Gwen Arnold


A former WAAF RDF Operator recalls her experiences in WW2
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Rotterdam Remembered

by Helen Sonnet
The wartime experiences of a young Dutch girl during the Nazi occupation of Holland in WW2
RAF memoir
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Searching in the Dark

by Peggy Butler


An evocative diary composed while the author was a WAAF Radar Operator (1942-46)
memoir
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The Golden Ball and The Golden String

by Eileen Elizabeth Gidney


A former schoolmistress remembers Palestine in the wartime years 1939-45
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The Heart Has Room For Two

by Chris Bolton
A World War II love story
RAF memoirs
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Why Did We Join?

by Eileen Smith


An entertaining account of the author's wartime years as a WAAF at RAF East Kirkby in Lincolnshire
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There Goes the Siren

by Sheila Dobson
Childhood memories of the London Blitz and Wartime Evacuation