The Ladies in color

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The Ladies in color


Post by pampa14 » Sat Jul 30, 2016 4:27 pm

Take a look at these fantastic and rare collection of color photos of WW2. To view all, please visit the following link below:

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Post by Propnut » Sun Jul 31, 2016 9:45 am

While the men were away fighting the ladies kept the war machine working. Out of the thousands of ladies that worked in the factories and learned many intricate skill sets, what happened to them after the war ended? Many would have run off to greet their returning service men, but some would not have anyone coming home. The war had ended, and the war machine stopped production, yet ladies with skill sets were still available.

In aviation surplus aircraft could be adapted for commercial use. Fitters and turners, instrument mechanics, engine mechanics and the like were now surplus yet available. I wonder how many ladies were absorbed into the post-war production/repair era until eventually it once again reverted to a male dominated workplace.

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Post by Bell 407 » Sun Jul 31, 2016 11:15 am

Interesting point Proppies, hadn't thought of it that way :thinking:

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