What Is The Role Of Women In Ww2

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The Women Airforce Service Pilots, also known as, WASPS, revealed themselves again and again, recording more than 60 million miles in more than 12,000 aircraft: the B-17s, B-24s, and P-51s Mustangs that helped win the war. But while other women involved in the war effort - the “Rosie the Riveters” and their like - lived on in our popular culture, after the war the WASPS have occurred to be mostly unremembered. Filmmaker Jill Bond said “I think every American should be aware of what these women scarified and did during World War II. It was during a time when women were not able to have careers and do things outside of their traditional roles, and this was an opportunity to be adventurous, to serve their country, and they did it in such a graceful and beautiful way.” (Bond) World War II started in Europe on September 1, 1939 with the capture of Poland by Nazi Germany, and ceased on September 2, 1945, with the official …show more content…

However, in Asia the war started earlier with Japanese forces in China, and in Europe, the war stopped earlier with the unreserved of Germany on May 8, 1945. (World War During World War II, women played a significant role which contributed to winning World War II. Women participation in World War II allowed women to expand their roles in the home, workplace and armed

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