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1a Why was the WVS asked to help recruit women for the war effort, in 1941?

1b Why do you think that most women did not realise that their help was needed during the early part of the war?

Letter to WVS organisers explaining why they should recruit more women to help with the war effort, 1941

Transcript

PRO ref: LAB 8/107;  Letter to WVS organisers explaining why they should recruit more women, 1941