World War II Essay | The Role of Women in World War II

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The Role of Women in World War II

Summary: The role women played in the United States during World War II grew as the need for their services outside the traditional home increased. Despite facing discrimination, they took jobs in defense plants for economic advancement and to help the war cause. Women also played a direct role in the war, largely as nurses.
During World War II, women of america stepped up and helped the nation. Their strong and courageous ways led them and America to see that women can be as powerful as men. The absence of men in America did not put as much of a strain on women as society expected it too. Women were more eager to take action in the war, and stood up for women's rights. After entering the war, the women assisted the men with their jobs. World War II was the first war where women actually fought on the battlefields as soldiers, worked as nurses, and flew as pilots. World War II was the dawning of a new era for women.

Before World War II broke out, women had been mainly housewives. But once their husbands began leaving to go fight in World War II, many women...

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