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Women in khaki played a key role in Britain in both world wars. From the formation of the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps in 1917 to the creation of the Auxiliary Territorial Service in 1938, women worked alongside men in the British Army. They undertook a range of support roles that 'freed men for the front', and also assumed responsibility for roles close to, or at the front line themselves.

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National Army Museum

Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London, Greater London SW3 4HT England

020 7881 6606

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