Episode 05: The Women of the Belfast Blitz (Part II)

The writings of the women of Belfast including Doreen Bates, Moya Woodside, and Emma Duffin have shaped the narrative of the Belfast Blitz of 1941.

A Wee Bit Of War

Scott Edgar + Guests

  • Irish History
  • Social History
  • Women's History

  1. The Women of the Belfast Blitz (Part II)

The Women of the Belfast Blitz

There have been many stories told of the Belfast Blitz. When the Luftwaffe attacked Northern Ireland in April and May 1941, the women of Belfast were on hand to witness. This episode tells the stories of Civil Servant Doreen Bates, Health Visitor Moya Woodside, and V.A.D. Commandant Emma Duffin. This is their narrative of a turbulent time in wartime Belfast. Part 2/2 of a Women's History Month Special.

Have you listened to Part I?

There have been many stories told of the Belfast Blitz. When the Luftwaffe attacked Northern Ireland in April and May 1941, the women of Belfast were on hand to witness. This episode tells the stories of Civil Servant Doreen Bates, Health Visitor Moya Woodside, and V.A.D. Commandant Emma Duffin. This is their narrative of a turbulent time in wartime Belfast. Part 1/2 of a Women's History Month Special.