How were the people on the homefront effected in world war 1?

Asked By: Kn N - 11/28/2008
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In the UK, many women took over jobs that woul dnormally have been done by men. They worked in farming and forestry, on the railways and the buses, as chauffeurs and van drivers and taxi drivers, and they joined the newly formed women's police service. They also went to work in munitions factories, which was... More
Answered By: Louise C - 11/28/2008
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The outbreak of the First World War brought t radical changes to the working lives of many women. With their menfolk in the armed forces, industry at full capacity needed them to meet government war contracts and women were consequently engaged in industry... More
Answered By: Shell - 11/28/2008
they lost their relatives who were soldiers,they had often to switch jobs,they were suffering from hunger,those who where living near the fighting zones often had to flee and saw their houses destroyed,and a few other bad consequences as well
Answered By: Jacques L - 11/28/2008
Many women who were engaged to men at the outset of the war, and whose fiancés were killed, remained faithful and never married... More
Answered By: Felicity O - 11/28/2008
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