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Questions Source 1Source 2Source 3

3a Do you think the job being done in source 3a would have been done by a woman before the outbreak of war?

3b Why would more nurses be needed in Cyprus and Ceylon (see sources 3b and 3c) in the Second World war?

3c Do you think that the war made a difference to women's lives? Give reasons for your answer.

Photographs showing women at work

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PRO ref: CO 875/15/12/, p.42; Photographs showing women at work