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Women of WWII: Mary Churchill congratulates CWACs

Canadian women were not allowed to fight during the Second World War but they did just about everything else. Tens of thousands joined the women's divisions of the Armed Forces. Hundreds of thousands stepped into jobs in wartime industry. At home and abroad they were welders and pilots, nurses and clerks, the homemakers that kept families together, protecting the home front and the Canadian way of life. These are some of their stories.

Winston Churchill's daughter visits Canada to see our women in action.
Medium: Radio
Program: CBC Radio Special
Broadcast Date: Aug. 22, 1943
Guest(s): Mary Churchill
Duration: 3:14
Photo Credit: Canada. Dept. of National Defence / Library and Archives Canada / PA-145516

Last updated: March 14, 2013

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