The Women's Land Army was a British civilian organization created during the First and Second World Wars to work the farms to replace the men serving in the military. The women who worked for the WLA were called Land Girls.
I did not fully comprehend the extent of their sacrifices until the Foyle’s War episode They Fought in the Fields, which portrayed the harsh conditions under which they labored.
One of the most frequent requests we get from mystery fans is for books or videos “like Foyle’s War” and although there are several series set during World War II, none offer quite the same flavor.
Season of Darkness, a recent release from Maureen Jennings—author of the Inspector Murdoch series—shows some promise.read more