The Auxiliary Territorial Service (ATS) was the women’s branch of the British Army during the Second World War. Women were barred from serving in battle, but due to shortages of men, ATS members, as well as members of the other women’s voluntary services, took over many support tasks, such as radar operators, forming part of the crews of anti-aircraft and military police.
Here the Princess poses for a shot

The Auxiliary Territorial Service (ATS) was the women’s branch of the British Army during the Second World War. Women were barred from serving in battle, but due to shortages of men, ATS members, as well as members of the other women’s voluntary services, took over many support tasks, such as radar operators, forming part of the crews of anti-aircraft and military police.

Here the Princess poses for a shot