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British Service Member Takes Break From WWII to Fix Her Hair Situation

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By V-Day, the Women's Auxiliary Territorial Service had over 190,000 members in support roles for the British Army ranging from waitress and truck driver to searchlight and radar operator. Originally a volunteer service, the ATF eventually paid its women two-thirds the pay given to military men.

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Famous members of the ATF include Mary Churchill, Queen Elizabeth (!) and this unnamed young woman with her admirable, jaunty tresses.

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UrbanAchiever1
UrbanAchiever

Those nails! That hair!

Also, re: 18-year-old Princess Elizabeth, who trained as a mechanic and served as a driver & mechanic.