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How did those at home help the troops in the trenches?

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About 900,000 women were involed in making shells, guns and aircraft materials for the british forces. many of theese women worked in larges munitions factorie, and most were working class. they did a wide range of jobs, such as making bullets and shells, assembling detonators, and filling the shells with gunpowder.

The numver of women in paid work durning the 1st world war inscreased by over a millioon. many women left domestic services and went to work elsewhere.

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