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Dictionary and Thesaurus - Merriam-Webster Online

Dictionary and Thesaurus - Merriam-Webster Online | Women in the military WWII | Scoop.it
Free online dictionary, thesaurus, spanish-english and medical dictionaries, audio pronunciations, Word of the Day, word games, and many more high-quality Merriam-Webster language resources.
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1. Stationed- the place or position in which something or someone stands or is assigned to stand or remain. Example: The women were stationed in the United States during WWII.

2. Military- Of or relating to soldiers or the armed forces (such as the army, navy, marines, and air force) Example: Women can be in the Military.

3. Segregation- The practice or policy of keeping people of different races, religions, etc., separate from each other.Example: Martin Luther King Jr. ended segregation.

4. Revolution- The usually violent attempt by many people to end the rule of one government and start a new one. Example: There was an American Revolution.

5. Corps- A large military group consisting of two or more divisions.  Example:There are many Corps you can go to.

6. Capacity- The largest amount or number that can be held or contained. Example: The auditorium at Washington high school meets a capacity of 1,000 students.

7. Auxiliary-  Available to provide extra help, power, etc., when it is needed. Example: There were many Auxiliary Corpse in the military.

8. War- A state or period of fighting between countries or groups. Example: The soldiers fought in war to protect our country.

9. Branch- A major part of a government. Example: Just like the government, the military also has different branches.

10. Coast Guard-  A military or naval force employed in guarding a coast or responsible for the safety, order, and operation of maritime traffic in neighboring water. Example: The Coast Guard, in the military protect our country.

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Overview - Women in the Military - WWII - Research Guides at Minnesota Historical Society Library

Overview - Women in the Military - WWII - Research Guides at Minnesota Historical Society Library | Women in the military WWII | Scoop.it
Research Guides. Women in the Military - WWII. Overview.
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I learned that women in the military had their own military, in other words their own branches. 70% of women held traditional "female" jobs. It was in 1941 during WWII. On this website it tells about the women in the military. It tells how the women made up their own branches of military and what they worked as in the military. Women in the military have served sense the American Revolution, but WWII was the first time that women served in the United States military in an official capacity. In December of 1941 350,000 women served in the United States armed forces during WWII they had their own branches. The branches included on the website were the following:

Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (later the Women's Army Corps or WAC),the Women Air force Service Pilots (WASP), andthe Women Accepted for Volunteer Military Services (WAVES). Women also served in the Marines and in a branch of the Coast Guard called SPARS. It doesn't tell on the website but the women in the military were segregated.

 

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The National WWII Museum | New Orleans: Collections: Focus On: Women at War

The National WWII Museum | New Orleans: Collections: Focus On: Women at War | Women in the military WWII | Scoop.it
Follow the story of Women in WWII, told through different women across service branches and on the Home Front. Featuring oral histories and photos from The National WWII Museum's collections.
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I learned that women in the military had their own military, in other words their own branches. 70% of women held traditional "female" jobs. It was in 1941 during WWII.On this website it shows the jobs that the women had during WWII while they were in the military. Women in the military had their own jobs, while maintaining their homes and their lives outside of being in the military.There were just over a thousand women in the military before WWII. The army and navy women stationed in the united states. When war broke out a lot of women wanted to join the military so they fought to be in the military. This website has information about each branch of the military. It also has videos, it shows what their uniforms looked like etc. I think that this website is a primary source because there is a women named Barbra that tells us about when she was with Red Cross in the military. These are some of the things that are listed on the website: Army nurse corps, American red cross, Entertainment, Home front, Navy nurse corps, SPARS, USMC Women's reserves, Women's army Corps, and WAVES.

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Women in the US Military - World War II

Women in the US Military - World War II | Women in the military WWII | Scoop.it
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I learned that women in the military were segregated militarizes in WWII. I also know that that they had their own military branches. Some women worked as nurses in the military.

This website gives information about Women in the military during WWII. It tells about what the women did in the military during WWII. For example on this website it says that "Almost 400,000 women served the armed forces—a number that exceeded total male troop strength in 1939". It basically just states some historical facts about women in the military during WWII. It also says states all the branches that the women were in, in the military. "They served in the Army and Navy Nurse Corps, Women's Army Corps (WAC), Army Air Forces, the Navy's Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service (WAVES), in the Marine Corps Women's Reserve, and in the Coast Guard (SPARs)". This picture shows the women working. They couldn't be in the war but they did have jobs. They had simple jobs like nurses, etc. For every women that was recruited there was one less man that had to be drafted. Women couldn't actually fight in a war. They could only do the simple jobs at this time. They had to meet requirements to even be in the military.

 

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