Women in World War II

Life magazine photojournalist Margaret Bourke-White wears high-altitude flying gear in front of an Allied airplane Flying Fortress airplane during a World War II assignment in February 1943. (AP Photo)

The Atlantic Monthly is in the midst of a 20 part perspective on World War II. This past week, Part 13 World War II: Women at War was posted. Women in the United States volunteered throughout the war and many worked in the factories, replacing the men who were sent overseas. This really changed our workforce forever. This photo log shows more than just American women and you see how women on both sides of the war were involved.

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