What Was The Impact Of Ww2 On African American Women

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Many other things were happening during the war other than fighting. Such as African Americans were being hated. Immigrants were struggling to find jobs and to make money to provide for their families. But I thought the most interesting part was what the women were doing. Since the men were leaving to fight the women were taking jobs in the army and filling the jobs that the men left behind. That is how American women had a big impact on the war both fighting and on the homefront. During World War II, about 350,000 women served in the U.S. Armed Forces, both at home and abroad. They included the Women’s Airforce Service Pilots, who on March 10, 2010, were awarded the prestigious Congressional Gold Medal ( Women in uniform
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