Wartime Farm , Series 1 : Episode 5

Wartime Farm

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Episode 5: Moving forward to 1942, when Hitler's U-boats bombarded British ships and slashed imports, the team confront shortages of wood, fuel, and animal feed. Ruth travels to the New Forest and discovers how women known as Lumber Jills were drafted to fell trees. Alex experiences the conditions faced by the Bevin Boys-conscripts who were sent to coal mines instead of the armed forces.