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Gallery: Day in the Life of a Wartime Housewife (Part 2)

Gallery: Day in the Life of a Wartime Housewife (Part 2)

This is part 2 of the photo feature I ran yesterday released by the War Office in 1941 and show some of the grim realities of living in wartime Britain. Part 2 has a much happier ending though (scroll to the end!) Above: Mrs Day separates cardboard and tin from her household rubbish, ready for(…)

Gallery: Day in the Life of a Wartime Housewife (Part 1)

Gallery: Day in the Life of a Wartime Housewife (Part 1)

This series of photos were released by the War Office in 1941 and show some of the grim realities of living in wartime Britain. The lovely Mrs Day admittedly lives in a 4 storey town-house in South Kensington, so her life is probably a lot smarter than most people actually experienced in wartime London. However,(…)