Description - World War II Allied Women's Services by Martin J. Brayley
Women made a huge contribution to the Allied armed services in World War II, serving in hundreds of thousands all over the world. They not only freed men for combat service, but performed duties which took them into harm's way. Servicewomen manned anti-aircraft batteries, worked on heavily-bombed air stations, drove every kind of transport, repaired and maintained combat aircraft, and even went to sea as cypher experts. This important reference to the uniforms of the British, Commonwealth and US women's services will be followed by a further MAA title on the Allied nursing services.
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(248mm x 184mm x 7mm)
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Author Biography - Martin J. Brayley
Martin Brayley is a military photographer whose service with the Royal Navy has taken him all over the world. A long-time militaria collector, he has contributed many articles to specialist magazines in the UK and overseas, and is the author of 'WWII British Women's Uniforms in Colour Photographs' (1995) and 'The World War II Tommy' (1998). An expert marksman, he has represented Great Britain at international level. Martin Brayley lives in Hampshire with his wife and two children. Ramiro Bujeiro, the illustrator of Osprey's Warrior 23, 'US Marine in Vietnam', is an experienced commercial artist who lives and works in his native city of Buenas Aires, Argentina. His professional background includes many commissions as a figure illustrator and strip cartoonist for clients all over Europe and the Americas, including many years' work for IPC magazines in Great Britain. His main interests are the political and military history of Europe in the first half of the 20th century.