‘Girlfriends in Khaki’ Lesbianism during the Second World War

by Ashleigh Percival-Borley The 20th century saw the greatest mobilisation of women serving in Britain’s auxiliary services. 43,000 women volunteered in the December of 1939, more than double of what had been initially projected. The total number of women to serve in the WAAF, WRNS and ATS during the war is suggested to be 612,000. … Continue reading ‘Girlfriends in Khaki’ Lesbianism during the Second World War