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World War One Sources

Summary: World War I sources about what women went through during the war.
1. What can you learn from source A about women's work during the First World War"

Source A informs the reader, that "when war broke out", women were in the domestic service and "hated every minute of it." Women saw war work as a new opportunity (this woman in particular said that her "chance came out") and left domestic service when there was a need for women "war workers" in work such as munitions. They also changed jobs because in the domestic service women worked 15 hours day's and earned "£2 a month" which improved when they started war work, in this case "12 hour day's" and "£5 a week." From the source we can see that the jobs women had, had been low paid and had longer hours before war broke out. Women also enjoyed their new role and freedom that came with war work.

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