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Rare pictures of women in World War II

Espresso Logo By Dina Beblawi of Espresso | Slide 1 of 31: Women played a major role during the Second World War, between 1939 and 1945. They supported the war effort, joined the labour market in jobs that, up until that time, had been reserved for men, took on support roles in the military, and, sometimes, fought with weapons in their hands. Women’s contributions significantly changed their place in society after the war. Here are 30 photos that give a glimpse into the history of these unsung heroines.

Rare pictures of women in World War II

Women played a major role during the Second World War, between 1939 and 1945. They supported the war effort, joined the labour market in jobs that, up until that time, had been reserved for men, took on support roles in the military, and, sometimes, fought with weapons in their hands. Women’s contributions significantly changed their place in society after the war. Here are 30 photos that give a glimpse into the history of these unsung heroines.

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