Women aircraft maintenance and repair workers, South Wales, World War II, c1939-c1944 (1946). 'The women of South Wales played a skilled part in the maintenance and repair shops in which BOAC engineers serviced engines for the RAF. Mrs Margaret James, a miner's widow, had three sons in the forces and a grandson at sea'. From "Merchant Airmen - The Air Ministry Account of British Civil Aviation, 1939-1944". [His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1946].