Women in World War Two

636 WordsFeb 24, 20182 Pages
Women in World War Two “There was much more to women’s work during World War Two than: make, do, and mend. They built tanks, worked with rescue teams, and operated behind enemy lines”-Carol Harris. Have you ever thought that women could have such an important paper during a war? In 1939 to 1945 for many women, World War II brought not only sacrifices, but also a new style of life including more jobs, opportunities and the development of new skills. They were considered as America’s “secret weapon” by the government. Women were who allow getting over every challenge that was imposed by a devastating war. It is necessary to recognize that women during this period brought a legacy that produced major changes in social norms and work. In 1919, Lloyd George of England, Orlando of Italy, Clemenceau of France and Woodrow Wilson from the US met to discuss how Germany was to be made to pay for the damage caused in World War One, this produced the creation of the Treaty of Versailles. German people were unhappy with this. They couldn’t afford to pay the money because they were really poor after the war. The only solution they had was to choose a man who promise to rip up the treaty, his name was Adolf Hitler, the man who started the World War II, that generated an incredible change In many countries were United States was included. “This is a challenge to all American people but to none of them more directly than to its women. They hold the key position of national defense”
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