A female member of Air Raid Precautions staff applies her lipstick between emergency calls.
Women pilots of the Air Transport Auxiliary (ATA) in flying kit at Hatfield, 10 January 1940.
A Cecil Beaton portrait of a member of the Women's Royal Naval Service equipped for gardening duties.
Pauline Gower, Commandant of the Air Transport Auxiliary Women's Section, waving from the cockpit of a de Havilland Tiger Moth at Hatfield, Hertfordshire, prior to a delivery flight, 10 January 1940.
Mrs Redmond of Orford in Suffolk wearing her late husband's medals. She was also a member of various Civil Defence organisations, as can be seen from the badges she is wearing.
Mrs D Cheatle from Sheffield operating a capstan lathe at a munitions factory in Yorkshire during 1942.
A group of women enjoy a drink and share a joke at the Wynnstay Arms, Ruabon, Benbighshire, Wales, 1944.
Mrs Edith Digby, an Air Raid Warden on duty in Bermondsey, London during the Second World War.
A member of the Women's Royal Air Force at a plotting board at an RAF station, circa 1960.