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Women and the Second World War

Our records show the contributions of women to the Second World War from many points of view, ranging from glamorous propaganda, to secret files, to comical insights into human experience. Some saw direct engagement with conflict, while others worked as farm labourers, nurses, spies, or home-makers.

Christine Granville’s application to become a British citizen

Christine Granville’s application to become a British citizen

Christine Granville, Special Operations Executive agent extraordinaire, was Churchill’s favourite spy. How did this document possibly save her life?