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Women's Timber Corps in the news

for the 80th Anniversary


The Daily Mail Online - 13 April 2022 - The LumberJILLS: How army of 15,000 female volunteers in the Women's Timber Corps felled millions of trees to fuel Britain's war effort in WWII… and brought gender stereotypes crashing down too

Eastern Daily Press - 13th April 2022 - 'Britain's forgotten army' - Celebrating the Lumberjills' vital war-time role 

Daily Record - 14th April 2022 - Amazing untold story of World War Two ‘Lumberjills’ as Dundee member celebrates her 100th birthday 

Daily Echo - Author Joanna Foat praises role of Women's Timber Corps - 14th April 2022

Harrogate Advertiser - 14th April 2022 - Wetherby’s role in WWII Lumberjills

Surrey Live - 14th April 2022 - Women’s Timber Corps: The forgotten World War Two pioneers who smashed gender stereotypes

Guildford Dragon - 14th April 2022 - Book Review: ‘Lumberjills Britain’s Forgotten Army’ Brings Gender Stereotypes Crashing Down

Yahoo! News - 14th April 2022 - Author marks 80th anniversary of 'Britain's forgotten army'

The World News - 14th April 2022 - Amazing untold story of World War Two ‘Lumberjills’ as Dundee member celebrates her 100th birthday

CBBC Newsround - 11th April 2022 - The Women's Timber Corps: Who were the 'Lumberjills' and what did they do?

Hot Lifestyle News - 13th April 2022 - HOW 15,000 LUMBERJILLS IN WOMEN'S TIMBER CORPS FELLED TREES IN WWII

English Headline - 13th April 2022 - Germany - How 15,000 lumberjills in the Women’s Timber Corps felled millions of trees during WWII English Headline

Newsbreak - 13th April 2022 - Germany - The LumberJILLS: How army of 15,000 female volunteers in the Women's Timber Corps felled millions of trees to fuel Britain's war effort in WWII… and brought gender stereotypes crashing down too

Mogaznews - World News - 13th April 2022 - How 15,000 lumberjills in the Women's Timber Corps felled millions of trees

The Courier - 16th April 2022 - Remembering the work of Second World War Lumberjills

The Isle of Wight County Press - 17th April 2022 - Marking 80 years of pioneering lumberjills working on the Isle of Wight 

The Press and Journal - 18th April 2022 - ‘Some girls are jolly good fellers’: Women’s Timber Corps founded 80 years ago amid male scepticism

Angus World - 16th April 2022 - Women's Timber Corps celebrates 80th birthday

Channel 5 Select Walking Wartime Britain, Episode 4 - Hampshire - 5th October 2021

The Express - Second World War: Meet the ‘Lumberjills’ who helped win the war

The Mirror - Lumberjills who saw allies to war victory

I paper - Lumberjills: a forgotten army of strong women

The Scotsman - Scotland’s forgotten forest volunteers remembered in new book

The Sunday Post - The Honest Truth: Hit the road, Jack! How lumberjills went back to their roots to fill men’s boots

Press & Journal - Women at sharp edge

The Yorkshire Post - The Women’s Timber Corps during the Second World War is often overlooked - now a new book examines the role they played

HistoryScotland.com - Meet the Lumberjills

BBC Radio London Jo Good's Show

BBC1 Great British Menu

BBC1 Countryfile Rememberence Day Episode