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During world war ii, stereotypes of the roles of american women in society and the workplace were broken these women were the pioneers in blazing the paths for their descendants which cleared the way for women to leave their roles of homemakers and move into the national economy. World war ii: on this page readers will learn about women's contribution during wartime, including women who served as nurses short history of american nursing overseas : this is a brief history of wwii nurses overseas that appears on the university of wisconsin ebling library website. Women filled a big role during world war ii their lives should not be overlooked as we fill in the gaps of our male ancestors their roles both at home and at war were just as important as the men who fought on the front lines. American women in world war ii on the home front and beyond american women played important roles during world war ii, both at home and in uniform. Through images in its collections, this website explores women's role in war work during the second world war women under fire text depicting the life of a young woman entering the world of work for the first time during wwii.
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