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Ann Howard gives a compelling account of the remarkable women who participated in the Services during World War II. Their experiences, both during and after the war, when they were called on to make a further (and to some, an even greater) sacrifice by returning to the home, sparked great changes.

Overcoming resistance and prejudice, together they set the foundation for the Women’s Liberation Movement of the 1970s and for women to have more and ‘be’ more. The stories of these women are recounted with unflagging honesty through interviews, diary notes and supported with poignant photographs and remarkable archival material.

When: Tuesday 6 September 2016, 12:30-1:30pm
Where: Mitchell Theatre, Sydney Mechanics’ School of Arts, 280 Pitt Street, Sydney NSW 2000
Cost: Free
Contact: or 02 9262 7300
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Presented by Sydney Mechanics’ School of Arts.

Image: Join us in a victory job, poster, 1943, courtesy Australian War Memorial.

History Week Neighbours postcardThis event is part of
History Week: Neighbours
3-11 September 2016
Presented by the History Council of NSW
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