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Women In World War 2

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Allie Ramlo

on 28 January 2013

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Who Run The World ? GIRLS! Women in World War 2 By: Allie Ramlo Rosie's in the Work Force During the war 350,000 women served in the U.S. Armed Forces 310,000 women worked in the U.S. aircraft industry in 1943, that's about 65% of industry's total work force Rosie Represents all of the strong women working in the factories Rosie's In The War Norman Rockwell painted a picture of Rose and Hitler under her feet From 1940 to1945 females in the U.S. workforce was 27% to 37% 1945 one out of every four married women had a job outside their homes May 1942 Congress made the Women's Auxiliary Army Corps, which had full military status Almost 1,000 WASP s served, only 38 lost there lives March10, 2010, 70 years after the Women AirForce Service Pilots received the Congressional Gold Medal Cinema Movies were extremely popular during the war Disney mickey mouse film strips Gone with the Wind 1939 came out at this time Charlie Chaplin made fun of Hitler in his film The Great Dictator in 1940 American film actress Veronica Lake, illustrates what can happen to women war workers who wear their hair long while working at their benches, in a factory somewhere in America, on November 9, 1943. Mrs. Paul Titus, 77-year-old air raid spotter of Bucks County, Pennsylvania, carries a gun as she patrols her beat, on December 20, 1941. Mrs. Titus signed-up the day after the Pearl Harbor attack. "I can carry a gun any time they want me to," she declared. "Rosie the Riveter" The Rosie campaign started to encourage women to start working in factories Based on real life workers still a fictional character she was strong and became one of the most successful recruitment tool in American history Norman Rockwell Painted Rosie to stress the patriotic need for women to enter the work force and they did in BIG numbers Even though women were very crucial to the war efforts they rarely earned more than 50% of male wages The art assembly line of female students busily engaged in copying World War II propaganda posters in Port Washington, New York, on July 8, 1942. The master poster is hanging in the background.
Japanese women look for possible flaws in the empty shells in a factory in Japan, on September 30, 1941. Life magazine photojournalist Margaret Bourke-White wears high-altitude flying gear in front of an Allied Flying Fortress airplane during a World War II assignment in February 1943. German Women The women were supposed to be good wives and have more babies for the Third Reich Drove trucks, repaired planes, laboratory technicians, rigged parachutes Radio operators, analyzed photos, flew aircrafts across the country Test-flew new repaired planes and trained aircraft artillery gunners by being flying targets The German Aviatrix, Captain Hanna Reitsch, shakes hands with German chancellor Adolf Hitler after being awarded the Iron Cross second class at the Reich Chancellory in Berlin, Germany, in April 1941, for her service in the development of airplane armament instruments during World War II. Women in World War II played an important role that affects our lives to this day
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