Could someone tell me about the roles of women in World War I, outside of serving in the military?
#51938. Asked by Lucy_Girl. (Oct 25 04 11:31 AM)
They were "land girls", basically they took the jobs of our servicemen and kept the country running while our "boys" were serving as soldiers.
Oct 25 04, 11:45 AM
*traditional male roles were taken by women until the men returned from war
Oct 26 04, 3:26 AM
Quite a lot went to work in factories that hadn't employed many women before - like in engineering and armaments. Women had worked in mills and such, but not in machining work. They also worked as bus drivers and conductors - wearing trousers, even....
Oct 26 04, 3:57 AM
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