WW2 most influential women

Discussion in 'The Women of WW2' started by hr nz, Sep 16, 2013.

  1. Drusus Nero

    Drusus Nero Banned

    regardless Db....it's the type of comment that would have been percieved as 'bad taste'.....mamm
  2. Fred Wilson

    Fred Wilson Member

    I don't know how influential she was, but I can't pass up the chance to mention my next door neighbor: One of Churchill's Wartime Secretaries.

    Elisabeth Shakespeare Layton (later Nel)

    Their family property here in Vernon BC sold to the Mackie family in 1940.
    Now the Mackie House Foundation: http://www.mackiehouse.ca/

    How she met her husband: Frans Nel

    Other secretaries to Winston Churchill during the war:
  3. Drayton

    Drayton Senior Member

    Vera Brittain, who worked tirelessly to get food to starving children in occupied Belgium and Greece, and trenchantly against mass bombing of civilians in German cities.

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