Category Archives: Women of WW2

Molly Rose – Spitfire Pilot (along with thirty eight other kinds of aeroplanes)

  A little while ago I watched a TV programme about the unsung women who did jobs during the war for which were never really acknowledged. One of the women featured was a very resilient Molly Rose who had been … Continue reading

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Anita Lasker-Wallfisch……………musician and Auschwitz and Bergen-Belsen concentration camp survivor

On Friday 17 July 2015, surrounded by family and music, Anita Lasker-Wallfisch will celebrate her 90th birthday. Anita survived Auschwitz and Bergen-Belsen. She came to London in 1946 and became a focal member of the musical community, a co-founder of … Continue reading

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Rent a mob protest at election result………..and insult the memory of women in WW2

I see the usual “rent mob” crowd were out on the streets of London yesterday protesting about the election result and some bright spark decided to spray obscene graffiti on the “Women of World War 11” memorial. It defies logic … Continue reading

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