Forgotten heroines of - The Women's Timber Corps, otherwise known as 'Lumberjills'. The Lumberjills were a unit of of The Women's Land Army along with The Land Girls, who are more often used as the iconic image of the Women's Home Front.
Fe del Mundo - Filipino pediatrician and Harvard Medical School's first female student. She was admitted because she was brilliant.and because they didn't realize she was a woman. Del Mundo founded the first pediatric hospital in the Philippines.
Women's Land Army girls in Gosford, Australia, Thousands of women joined the Women's Land Army on the home front during World War II. They kept farms and food production going and helped to feed both the civilian population and service personnel.
World War 2 in pictures: Gathering the war-time harvest
Real Lumber-Jill - war era A member of the WTC lays in with the axe in Bowmont Forest, also in Roxburghshire. The lumberjills were taught to cut close to the base of the tree so that no timber was wasted.
Rachel Carson is the founder of the modern environmental movement. She courageously spoke out against the chemical industry and their use of pesticides. Her book, Silent Spring, reminded us we are all part of a vulnerable world and we all have a responsib