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What important jobs did women do in WW1?

They made weapons etc. But I want to know more about this. Give me some interesting information about womens role in WW1 and all those amazing things they did. THANKSx

Asked By: bbz - 2/24/2008
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There was a woman a survivor of the Titanic who was a reporter and she was welcome on the battlefields as a reporter... More
Answered By: bearstirringfromcave - 2/24/2008
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They drove ambulances in France near to the battle zones as well as in the safety of England.
Answered By: Ruffletop - 2/24/2008
 
they did everything that was required as men were away at war,
Answered By: Bomber1961 - 2/24/2008
 
Mata Hari was the prototype of the beautiful female who uses sexual allure to gain access to secrets. In 1917 she was arrested, tried, and executed for espionage. It was charged that the dark-eyed siren was responsible for the deaths of at least 50,000 gallant French soldiers. She had been the mistress of many senior... More
Answered By: Mrs Bronsy - 2/24/2008
 
They did everything !!!! From cooking , building to Flying the planes from the factories to the air ports for the Air force to use
Answered By: Rob k - 2/24/2008
 
I saw a play some years ago called Canaries. It was about the girls, in a munitions factory, who filled the shell cases with explosive powder. The material turned their skins yellow hence the nickname. There was a terrible explosion in which many girls were killed. I think this happened in west Yorkshire... More
Answered By: Shirley B - 2/24/2008
 
They took over lower management jobs in many factories, drove buses and kept the public transport system working, became mechanics and welders, worked as doctors in foreign outposts, sometimes close to the front line, as nurses wherever they were needed,chauffeurs for officers, lorry drivers delivering everything from... More
Answered By: selina.evans - 2/24/2008
 
In the UK, amny women took over men's jobs to free men to go to the front. They worked in jobs that had previously been entirely or mostly done by men, they joined the police service, and worked as postwomen, van drivers, working on the railways and in farming and forestry. Many women went to work in munitions... More
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Answered By: Louise C - 2/24/2008
 
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