Stock Photo: Members of the Women's Volunteer Defence Corps being trained in rifle drills. Small arms were in short supply and only the instructor has a weapon, the women are improvising with walking sticks, umbrellas and even broom handles, 1940, World War II

Stock Photo: 1746-1651 Members of the Women's Volunteer Defence Corps being trained in rifle drills. Small arms were in short supply and only the instructor has a weapon, the women are improvising with walking sticks, umbrellas and even broom handles, 1940, World War II