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women in the military
Women in
Military Service



Women in Military Service:

Combat was considered a uniquely male endeavor, but military leaders quickly appreciated that women could perform support functions as military units. Most women served as auxiliary military forces, whose services would not be needed after the war.

women in the military

This section is divided into three parts:

1) Nurse Corps

2) Armed Services

3) Aviators



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