Art style more reminiscent of US rather than UK - even Soviet to a degree. ("World War Two poster calling for female factory workers. Published in 1941 by the British Ministry of Information. Artwork by Donald Zec")
During WWII 168 female pilots fought against all the odds for the right to aid the war effort. They were expected to fly wherever the need was greatest , in whatever aircraft was required - one in 10 women pilots died flying for the ATA.
World War II-- British fighter aircraft are being produced in increasing numbers. Here are Spitfires in production, in a factory where women play an important part, and are employed in nearly all branches of construction.
HMS Hood, The largest battlecruiser ever built, she famously confirmed the fundamental flaw in the concept when she came up against the modern German battleship Bismarck in May being fatally vulnerable to heavy calibre plunging fire.
From December 1941 all women aged 18 to except those exempted, were required to do National Service. They could either join one the uniformed women's services,or seek work in a factory.The contribution made by the women factory workers must be among t