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During World War 2, many farm workers were called up for military service which left the agricultural industry short of labour. At the same time, farmers were being urged to produce more and more but they didn't have enough labour to carry it out. Women were then called up, some for military service but many more to work in factories or on the land. The ones who were allocated for agricultural work were given a uniform and were then members of the Women's Land Army.

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They took on the farming that the man who went off to war left behind.

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Q: What was the job of the Womens Land Army during World War 2?
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