Women at War

The experiences of women in a variety of military and civilian roles during the Second World War

RAF memoir

A WAAF at War

by Diana Lindo

A former WAAF recalls her eventful wartime years

As We Were

Beryl R Williams (ed.)

Former members of the Women’s Auxiliary Air Force recall their experiences in World War Two

Aunt Alice's War

by Douglas Walker

Alice's misguided efforts to protect the Lancashire seaside town of St Annes from enemy subterfuge during WW2 will have readers in stitches
Wartime memoir

Cirla's Story

by Cirla Lewis

A young Jewish girl's traumatic experiences in occupied Belgium during WW2
World War II memoir

Corduroy Days

by Josephine Duggan Rees

A land girl's experiences in the Women's Land Army during World War 2

Lambs in Blue

by Rebecca Barnett

The adventures of three Tyneside lasses who joined the WAAF and were posted to Ceylon in WW2
RAF memoir

More Tales of a Bomber Command WAAF

by Sylvia Pickering

Further recollections of a WAAF posted to 5 Group Headquarters, Moreton Hall
World War II history

Occupation Nurse

by Peter & Mary Birchenall
Celebrating the small group of nurses who provided medical care to the island of Guernsey during the German occupation of WW2
Civilian memoir

Only Remember the Laughter

by June O'Carroll Robertson
Recalling a remarkable life at home and abroad, working for Norman Hartnell and Constance Spry, and much else...
RAF memoir

Radar Days

by Gwen Arnold

A former WAAF RDF Operator recalls her experiences in WW2

Rotterdam Remembered

by Helen Sonnet
The wartime experiences of a young Dutch girl during the Nazi occupation of Holland in WW2
RAF memoir

Searching in the Dark

by Peggy Butler

An evocative diary composed while the author was a WAAF Radar Operator (1942-46)

The Golden Ball and The Golden String

by Eileen Elizabeth Gidney

A former schoolmistress remembers Palestine in the wartime years 1939-45

The Heart Has Room For Two

by Chris Bolton
A World War II love story

Why Did We Join?

by Eileen Smith

An entertaining account of the author's wartime years as a WAAF at RAF East Kirkby in Lincolnshire

There Goes the Siren

by Sheila Dobson
Childhood memories of the London Blitz and Wartime Evacuation