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Source:   “Penelope mechanised – The girl drivers are expected to keep their vehicles in first-class running conditions”  

“These women are milling the jacket of a jim, vast numbers of which are being turned out at this factory”

“Most of the London buses now carry women conductresses. Here is one of them checking over the day’s schedule with her driver at the depot”

“Britain’s Balloon Barage defence is one of the toughest jobs that the W.A.A.F.

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