Is this (the Battle of) Pilkem (Ridge) ?
I'm sure that most of us will recognize this photo, from the IWM collection. I remember seeing it many years ago, and reading the caption, and since then ha...
Over the course of the war: 200,000 women took up jobs in governmental departments. 500,000 took up clerical positions in private offices. 250,000 worked on in agricultural positions. 700,000 women took up posts in the munitions industry, which was dangerous work.
In 1917 anti--German sentiment forced George V to change the Royal Family's name from Saxe--Coburg and Gotha to Windsor. Many road names in Britain were changed too