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Liverpool Blitz: 3pm

It's the middle of the afternoon and the working day is in full swing. Although it is hard and sometimes dangerous, many of the women enjoy their work. It is the first time they have had their own money and time away from the home. They will miss their independence once the war ends.

Learn more about the wartime roles of women.

Women around a bomb
Women around one of the bombs made at the Kirkby munitions factory
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Audio:
Morgan Wood talks about the effect of wartime employment on his mother.
(windows media | mp3 | read transcript)

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