Native-American Indians aided in the War, women on the reservations took on responsibilities traditionally completed by men. In addition to tending to the livestock, sewing uniforms, manning the fire lookout stations, learning mechanics, canning food, and learning to be farmers. In spite of their reluctance to leave the reservation, many women worked as welders in aircraft plants. While others dedicated their time to the Red Cross, the American Women’s Volunteer Service, and the Civil Defense (Armed Forc...
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...ench North Africa on November 1942 (Truman, 2015). In fact, it was the first incidence that both the Americans and the British had worked together on a plan of invasion (Truman, 2015). Moreover, Operation TORCH saw the first large scale American airborne drop when the United States 509th Parachute Regiment had taken control over two airfields located near Oran (Truman, 2015). The landings for all three of the beaches were proven to be successful and minimal French resistance and Allied casualties were evident (Truman, 2015). A direct strategy would be a direct attack on Germany in Europe. However, the attack on German forces in Africa was peripheral because it was more of a side attack. Stalin’s view was that he was angry and he had been constantly pestering the Allies to begin a new front against the Germans in the western part of the war in Europe (Truman, 2015).
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