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KATE ADIE'S WOMEN OF WORLD WAR ONE (BBC2, Monday, 9pm) DISTINGUISHED war correspondent Kate Adie knows a thing or two about being on the frontline, but here she turns the spotlight on women left on the Home Front in World War One.

KATE ADIE'S WOMEN OF WORLD WAR ONE (BBC2, Monday, 9pm) DISTINGUISHED war correspondent Kate Adie knows a thing or two about being on the frontline, but here she turns the spotlight on women left on the Home Front in World War One.

| Kate Adie | Kate Adie Many women took on "men's" jobs, from making shells and driving trams to playing football in front of thousands of spectators.

Many women took on "men's" jobs, from making shells and driving trams to playing football in front of thousands of spectators.

Kate says: "Families shattered by bereavement, injured men coming home, and at the end, no national acceptance that women should hold on to the new status and skills they'd acquired. So - what did World War One really do for women?" Kate says: "Families shattered by bereavement, injured men coming home, and at the end, no national acceptance that women should hold on to the new status and skills they'd acquired. So - what did World War One really do for women?"

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Title Annotation:Features
Publication:Wales On Sunday (Cardiff, Wales)
Date:Aug 10, 2014
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