WRNS: The Women’s Royal Naval Service Book Review
|Date of Review||October 2017||Title||WRNS: The Women’s Royal Naval Service|
|Author||Neil R. Storey||Publisher||Shire Library|
|Format||64 pages, softbound||MSRP (USD)||$13.95|
Initially established by the Royal Navy during WWI and re-established prior to WWII, the Women's Royal Naval Service (WRNS) provided jobs to trained female workers freeing men to fight. Ranging from cooks to air mechanics, generations of women served within the WRNS.
Following a brief introduction, author Neil R. Storey examines the development, training, operational history and structure throughout two world wars and peacetime in WRNS: The Women's Royal Naval Service.
Further reading and an index complete coverage. Recruitment posters and over forty photographs season Storey's narrative.
My sincere thanks to Osprey Publishing for this review sample!