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Nadezhda Popova, WWII ‘Night Witch,’ Dies at 91 - The Nazis called them “Night Witches” because the whooshing noise their plywood and canvas airplanes made reminded the Germans of the sound of a witch’s broomstick.

Nadezhda Popova, WWII ‘Night Witch,’ Dies at 91 - The Nazis called them “Night Witches” because the whooshing noise their plywood and canvas airplanes made reminded the Germans of the sound of a witch’s broomstick.

American poster: For every fighter a woman worker Y.W.C.A. : Back our second line of defence

Examples of Propaganda from WW1

Examples of vintage American World War 1 propaganda posters. Pictures of American WW1 art used for liberty war bonds, recruitment of soldiers, weapons, & the Red Cross.

The Red Cross supplied needles and yarn for millions of knitters during WW1 and WW2. Women, men and children throughout the US knit 4 million pair of socks during the first world war alone. I think that is a remarkable achievement

The Red Cross supplied needles and yarn for millions of knitters during WW1 and WW2. Women, men and children throughout the US knit 4 million pair of socks during the first world war alone. I think that is a remarkable achievement

Women rebuilding. WW1 by G P Lewis  (MOI official photographer)

Photography

Q 28190. Female bricklayers at work on a building site in Lancashire preparing to lay courses of bricks.

women in ww1 - Google Search

Women in WWI | Digital Historical Inquiry

women in ww1 - Google Search

Roles of Women in WW1 - InfoBarrel

The First World War changed the lives of women in Britain, in this article I am going to look at some of the main changes and the reasons behind them: What was life like for women before the war? What jobs could they do? How were there lives affected...