This issue celebrates the contribution many women made to the war effort during WWII.
The ten 1st class stamps feature photographs of women in their many roles duirng the war: Protecting Civilians - Air Raid Precautions; Nursing on the Front Line - Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service; Repairing Army Vehicles - Auxiliary Territorial Service; Arming The Fleet - Women's Royal Naval Service; Powering The War Effort - Factory Worker; Deciphering Enemy Messages - Codebreakers; Supplying Military Production - Women's Voluntary Services; Lighting The Way To Victory - Auxiliary Territorial Service; Maintaining RAF Aircraft - Women's Auxiliary Airforce and Meeting Britain's Demand - Women's Land Army.
The BLCS 5000 cover bears a Burton-on-Trent handstamp for the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire.
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