A great many stereotypes about American women during World War II-- especially their role in war industries--do not really correspond to reality:really represent all that was happening.
"Only 8 percent of wives had husbands in the military; a majority of
married men were civilians working at home. Most women remained
housewives; of 33 million women at home in December 1941, seven out of
eight were still there in 1944, at the peak of wartime employment. Nine
out of ten young mothers did not work outside the home.
"Of working women, only 16 percent were in war industries, ---
I will accept your numbers, but am not sure they
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