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From pilot to enemy spotter: Women’s role in World War II

Photos Logo Photos | Slide 1 of 65: Nurses pass through a British Army transit camp on their way to the front. October 1944.

During the Second World War, women played many important roles by serving in the armed forces, working in war factories, repairing and delivering airplanes, driving trucks and donning the roles of nurses, radio operators and even enemy spotters. Here is a look at some of the best pictures showing women during the war.

(Pictured) Nurses pass through a British Army transit camp on their way to the front, October 1944.
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