THE WOMEN OF ENGLAND by Margaret Biddle


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Not as the wife of the ambassador to several governments in exile, stationed in London, but as one women interested in what women are doing in the war, Mrs. Biddle, has done a grand job of marshalling the facts about women in this new England, an England where barriers are breaking down. She gives a general impression of the universality of women in civilian defense, all branches, combining jobs with everyday household routine, businesses and professions, and serving in every phase of war activity, in uniform and ut. Navy, (WRNS); Army, (ATS); Air Force (WAAF), Voluntary Service Corps, Field Auxiliary Nursing Yomanry, Land Army, almost all branches of Civilian Defense, Ambulance Service, Mechanical Transport Corps, Canteens, and so on and on. She visited she training centers, the recruiting centers, the active units, and was enormously impressed with the efficiency, out-heartedness and spirit. Good stuff. Should have appeal in communities where civilian defense is a moot question.

Pub Date: Oct. 7th, 1941
Publisher: Houghton, Mifflin