For women, wartime was considered “the best years of their lives” by some people and historians. Not only did women come to the country’s aid in time of need, they also started the concept of women having a job.
The idea of women at work during World War II was not utterly new. In the previous years of World War I, women were nursing sisters, volunteers, and there were even some women in the
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