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Women in World War II Were Even Braver Than You Realize

While their men fought on the front lines, women fought their own battle at home and in the workforce—and helped bring the Allied Powers to victory.

Women in WWII feature

Efforts on the American Homefront

Women in WWII factory
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  • Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons
WWII Red Cross Women
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  • Red Cross volunteers packing Christmas boxes for troops in 1942.

    Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons

On the Battlefield as Nurses and Army Corps

WWII Nurse
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  • Photo Credit: Alchetron

Spies Behind Enemy Lines

Virginia Hall Distinguished Service Cross
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  • Virginia Hall of Special Operations receiving the Distinguished Service Cross in 1945.

    Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons

Soviet Night Witches

WWII Night Witches
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  • Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons

After the War