Published under the auspices of the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, it is copiously illustrated with photographs depicting land-girls in nearly every branch of the work they undertake. The text by Vita Sackville-West is not over-burdened with dry facts, but aims at rather giving a "human" picture of the land-girl's life; but for those who demand also an informative work of reference, anumber of tables of facts and statistics are included in a separate appendix. It is thus a comprehensive survey of an important branch of women's work in the war. Full of wonderful contemporary photographs.Über den Autor:
Vita Sackville-West was an English author, poet and gardener. She won the Hawthornden Prize in 1927 and 1933. In 1947 Sackville-West was made a Companionof Honour for her services to literature. She is also the author of English Country Houses 9781910065112
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Buchbeschreibung Unicorn Publishing Group Apr 2016, 2016. Buch. Buchzustand: Neu. 270x151x23 mm. Neuware - This is the record of the Women's Land Army since its inception in September 1939, down to 1944. Following on from the success of The Hurricane Story by Paul Gallico, this is the second in the series of military reissues by great literary figures. 172 pp. Englisch. Artikel-Nr. 9781910500187