Ww1 Roles of Women

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World War One Roles of women in WW1 include: nurses, munitions factory workers, sewing bandages, and selling war bonds, shipyards and spies. The Women's Royal Air Force was created, which is where women worked on planes as mechanics. http://women-in-war2.tripod.com/ By 1917 68% of women had changed jobs since the war began, 16% had moved out of domestic service, 22% that were unemployed in 1914 now had work, and 23% had changed to different factories. http://ethankokkola.weebly.com/what-sort-of-jobs-did-women-have-during-wwi.html Women were also mainly in the war cause if it was not for them then the soldiers wouldn’t have any supplies , morale , comfort packs , making ammo , factory and clerical work. So women played a main role in the war as well as men because if someone was to be shot the medic which was normally a women would have to go and get him and try and help him. http://252320527578819796.weebly.com/womens-jobs-in-ww1.html World War Two The story of women’s employment during WWI was repeated during WWII. During WWII women worked in factories producing munitions, building ships, aeroplanes, in the auxiliary services as air-raid wardens, fire officers and evacuation officers, as drivers of fire engines, trains and trams, as conductors and as nurses. entry of women into occupations which were regarded as highly skilled and as male preserves, for example as drivers of fire engines, trains and trams and in the engineering, metal and shipbuilding industries, renewed debates about equal pay. despite the steady increase in women’s employment rates since the 1920s, a married woman’s place was still considered to be in the home http://www.striking-women.org/module/women-and-work/world-war-ii-1939-1945 Interwar The league of Nations – 10 Jan 1920 Hitlers Program of rearmament – 15 march 1935 ( Hitler was planning on expanding Germany with force

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