How American women were depicted on military and employment recruiting posters during World War II

Propaganda played a vital role in calling assistance from women during the Second World War

Stars Insider

16/03/18 | StarsInsider

LIFESTYLE War

Patriotic posters appealing to American women for assistance during World War II led to thousands volunteering for the military or opting to work in positions traditionally held by men.

Browse the gallery for a nostalgic look at this fascinating, morale-boosting artwork, and for a series of vintage photographs depicting enlisted women and those employed in factories, rail depots, and military installations.

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