Women did a lot more in wars than we popularly assume. However, researching your female ancestors at war requires a different approach from that of standard military history research - as well as flexibility and dedication. Part of the Society of Genealogists’ My Ancestor was… series, this book aims to explore the range of roles undertaken by women during wartime.
It also encourages wider research into the role of women at war, with a particular emphasis on the Victorian era and the First and Second World Wars. There are chapters on women working within the medical professions, women working in munitions, women in the navy and the air force, and women in intelligence....Read more