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Wings For Victory

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City Centre
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N L4 Wings (4)
Wings For Victory
1st July 1943. This was designated 'Women's Day', part of a week long campaign to raise funds to buy aircraft. In the centre is HRH The Duchess of Gloucester (Alice), she has moved the indicator to reveal that the appeal total is over £4 million (£4,510,384). This was in Victoria Square, outside Leeds Town Hall. The Lord Mayor, Miss V.B. Kitson is on the left.

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