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During the first world war 100,000 women served in the uniformed services, with around 50% connected with nursing and very few (officially) anywhere near . A global economic crisis gave way to a global war that perhaps eighty million individuals lost their lives during world war ii. Introduction world war ii was a cataclysmic event for americans at home and fighting abroad the war affected the entire population, yet in many different ways. A short summary of history sparknotes's world war ii (1939–1945) this free synopsis covers all the crucial plot points of world war ii (1939–1945.
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