Women And The War 1942

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Titles read: "WOMEN AND THE WAR".

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Tracking shot from the rear of a train as it travels along the railway tracks. Brief shot inside the train shows new WAAC (Women's Army Auxiliary Corps) recruits on their way to a recruitment camp. When they arrive, we see...



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