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Women of WWII

Four women that made impact on WWII: Rosie the Riveter, Eileen Nearne, Betty Jacobs Schwartzberg, and Lyudmila Pavlichenko

Abby Kuhlman

on 1 May 2014

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Betty Jacobs Schwartzberg
Originally from New Orleans
Attended Lelia Haller School of Dance on Canal Street
Was in 8th grade when the U.S. entered WW2
Traveled with Haller's dance troupe around Louisiana and Mississippi to preform for service men
The whole Jacobs family helped service men in ways like: visiting hospitals, teaching classes, dancing at camps and bringing service men home for dinner

Lyudmila Pavlichenko
Born July 12, 1916
Attended Kiev University
24 years old-signed up for the infantry
Very successful Russian sniper
Holds the record for highest kill total than any woman in history at 309 confirmed kills
While at Sevastopol-seriously injured by a mortar shell so she was taken out of battle by a submarine
Heroine of the Soviet Union
After the War-completed her university degree and became a historian
Served on the Soviet Committee of the Veterans of War
Died October 10, 1974
In Conclusion...
Rosie the Riveter
Eileen Nearne
British Spy
Heroine of World War 2
Operated as Mademoiselle du Tort for the Special Operations Executive in World War 2
Parachuted into occupied France to work as a courier
Was accused of being a German agent by the Gestapo
She was arrested, tortured, and sent to Ravensbruck concentration camp where she was threatened to be killed multiple times.
Escaped the concentration camp while being moved to a camp in Markleberg
The Women
Rosie the Riveter

Eileen Nearne

Betty Jacobs Schwartzberg

Lyudmila Pavlichenko
Women of WWII
Many women played important roles in WWII

Without the women who were involved in any way with WWII, the war would've most definitively been different...
A ficional character shown on propaganda to encourage women to join the workforce.
Started with a song by John Jacob Loeb & Redd Evans titled "Rosie the Riveter."
May 29, 1943-Appearing on the
Saturday Evening Post
was Rockwell's depiction of Rosie.
Shown as the ideal woman: loyal, efficient, patriotic, and pretty

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