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What were the 1940's like?

I really got into the 40's. Who were great role-models? What were men like back then? Were they gentlemen or now-a-day kids? Did they have private schools? I am trying to write a story, but I have no clue. Help?

Asked By: twilighter24 - 4/16/2009
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For much of the 1940s, America was at war. A lot of men were away fighting, so many women did jobs that would normally have been done by men, working in heavy industry, farming, forestry, on the railways and buses etc. About 350,000 women joined the women's services, mostly the Women's Army and the nursing corps... More
Answered By: Louise C - 4/17/2009
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Watch a few old movies like Gone with the wind and Casa Blanca.This grandma ain't quite old enough to help you out. Sorry and good-luck.
Answered By: GrandmaPearl - 4/16/2009
 
go to the internet and look up 40's fashion, the 1940's etc.
Answered By: myopiniononly1948 - 4/16/2009
 
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