TLF ID M011959
This is a film about British women's contributions to the war effort in the first year of World War II. It shows women serving in the military services, the Land Army, the nursing services, civil defence, and munitions and aircraft factories. The work of women in the Women's Voluntary Services is detailed as they are seen nursing, sewing, knitting, caring for evacuated children and running canteens. Queen Elizabeth (the Queen Mother) pays tribute to the women's efforts. The film is in black-and-white and runs for 9 mins 24 secs. Background information about the film is also included.