'Walking the Streets in a Way No Decent Woman Should': Women Police in World War I

Title'Walking the Streets in a Way No Decent Woman Should': Women Police in World War I
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication1994
AuthorsLevine, Philippa
JournalThe Journal of Modern History
Volume66
Issue1
Pagination34-78
Date Published3/1994
Abstract

Shortly after war broke out in the late summer of 1914, people in Britain were witness to what was, for the times, a curious sight. Women, generally in pairs, wearing lettered armlets and darkly colored clothes or official looking uniforms, began patrolling after dark in streets, ...

URLhttp://www.jstor.org/stable/2124391
Short TitleWalking the Streets
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