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Bedfordshire Women's Land Army

Further Reading

The Women's Land Army (WLA) - the National Organisation

For more information on the history of the Women's Land Army, see:

Book cover of The Women's Land ArmyNeil R Storey and Molly Housego The Women's Land Army
Oxford: Shire Publications 2012, ISBN 9780747811633

Vita Sackville-West The Women's Land Army
London: (Michael Joseph, 1944), Imperial War Museum, 1997 ISBN 1 870423 33 X

Nicola Tyrer They Fought in the Fields - The Women's Land Army: The Story of a Forgotten Victory,
London: Sinclair-Stevenson, 1996, ISBN 1 85619 554 6

Book cover Carol Twinch Women on the Land: Their story during two world wars,
Cambridge: Lutterworth Press, 1990, ISBN 0 7188 2814 3

Sadie Ward War in the Countryside 1939 - 45,
London: Cameron Books in association with David & Charles, 1988, ISBN 0 7153 9295 6

Bob Powell and Nigel Westacott The Women's Land Army, 1939-1950,
Stroud: Sutton Publishing, 1997, ISBN 0750916729

Meet the Members: a record of the Timber Corps of the Women's Land Army (1945?)
London: Imperial War Museum, 1997, ISBN 9100386377

Book CoverGill Clarke The Women's Land Army: a portrait
Bristol: Sansom and Co, 2008, 9781904537878

Ann Kramer Land Girls and their impact
Barnsley: Pen and Sword Books, 2008, 9781844680290

Amy de la Haye Land Girls: Cinderellas of the Soil
Royal Pavilion Libraries & Museums, 2009, 9780948723728

W.E. Shewell-Cooper Land Girl: A Manual for Volunteers in the Women's Land Army
Stroud: Amberley Publishing 2011
9781445602790

Cecilia Gowdy-Wygant Cultivating Victory: the Women’s Land Army and the Victory Garden Movement
Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2013. ISBN 987 0 8229 4425 6

Click here for a booklist of land girl memoirs

For Children:
Philip Steele Land Girl
London: Hodder Wayland, 2003, ISBN 0750242175

 


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