Entertainments National Service Association


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Employer Naomi Jacob
NJ went to work, displaying the energy of five women,
Bailey, Paul. Three Queer Lives: An Alternative Biography of Fred Barnes, Naomi Jacob and Arthur Marshall. Hamish Hamilton (Penguin), 2001.
as a Second World War lecturer with the Ministry of Information , awelfare supervisor with ENSA, the Entertainments National Service Association , and a...
Textual Production Naomi Jacob
In another memoir, Me and the Mediterranean, published in 1945, NJ wrote about working for ENSA Welfare in 1943-4 in North Africa (Morocco and Algeria), Italy, and Sicily. It was followed by...


Ernest Bevin and Basil Dean established the Entertainments National Service Association (generally known as ENSA) to boost the morale of factory workers, allied servicemen, and civilians in underground air-raid shelters.