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#ForgottenFriday – Fashion On the Ration

#ForgottenFriday – Fashion On the Ration

Fashion has always been an important part of social history even until today! We are always trying to keep up with the latest fashion trend, however, during the Second World War, it was very different! Today we are focusing on ‘Fashion on the Ration’, an important...
#ForgottenFriday – Blackout

#ForgottenFriday – Blackout

War was always dark and scary… literally The first real effect of the Second World War for most British civilians was the Blackout. The Blackout was introduced on 1st September 1939, two days before war was declared. In the early days, even lighting a match in...
#ForgottenFriday – Women’s Land Army

#ForgottenFriday – Women’s Land Army

With the outbreak of WWII services looked towards the women of Britain to commit themselves for the war effort, similarly in WWI women would take work on the farms, factories and in civil services, whereas normally all jobs like this would be reserved for men. A...
#ForgottenFriday – Yalta Conference

#ForgottenFriday – Yalta Conference

This #ForgottenFriday, we are exploring the Yalta Conference towards the end of the Second World War. On this day 4th February 1945 the Yalta Conference took place in a Russian resort town in the Crimea, during the Second World War. At Yalta, the big three, U.S...
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