Women and War Trying to hold the homefront together while there was a war waging abroad was not an easy task for women during World War I and II. Women were not only asked to complete the daily chores that were normally expected of them, but they were asked to go to work. Suddenly their very private lives were turned into a very public and patriotic cause. Traditionally the woman's place was.
Women in World War II. World War II was the second of two major worldwide conflicts to take place during the first half of the 20th century. The Second World War, which lasted from 1938 to 1945.