Women Rule the Plot: The Story of the 100 Year Fight to Establish Women's Place in Farm and Garden
Most people think that the Womens' Farm and Garden Association - or the Women's Land Army, as it was originally known - began with the Second World War. Its origins, however, are earlier, before even the First World War when David Lloyd George was convinced that its contribution to the food campaign helped ensure that Britian emerged victorious from that horrific conflict.
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