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The War Archives Women At War

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IN The Home Front, Universal conscription for woman in Britain was introduced in 1941, but women had been volunteering in large numbers since the declaration of war in September 1939.

Even with the advent of conscription, women were not necessarily forced into the so-called auxiliary armed services, and had the option of undertaking civil defence work, including fore-fighting, policing and air-raid precautions (ARP).