11.jpgMany women wanted to be included in war. The law was women could not work in the military. Women’s job were to stay home and cook and clean. Many people wanted bills passed that women would serve in non combat positions. Not being able to work on the combat line, 10,000 women joined WAVES the Women Acceptable Volunteer emergence Service.

Many different organizations came to the citizens attention like the WAAC,Women’s Auxiliary Army Corps. Women became nurses, ambulance, drivers, and radio operators. With many bills being passed it became a law in May 15, 1942 that women can fight in war. By July of 1943 thousands of women had enlisted. In 1945 workforces increase from 27% to 37% many women had enlisted in the Women’s Air Forces.

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