Class Notes (976,489)
CA (575,520)
U of S (3,436)
HIST (30)
HIST 260 (18)
Lecture

HIST 260 Lecture Notes - Double Standard, Time In Indonesia, Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps

3 Pages
146 Views
Winter 2011

Department
History
Course Code
HIST 260
Professor
Selena Crosson

This preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full 3 pages of the document.
History 260
February 3, 2011
1
Canadian Women and WWII
Women enter the military, other than nursing capacities
Military = citizenship
They do not go into combat, not appropriate for women
Men who run the army are not particularly happy of them being there, the women do
not have command over men
Most of it was secretarial and domestic
Women are still expected to be feminine, makeup, dress … ext
Reporting the War Saskatchewan’s Gladys Arnold
1930 secretary at Regina Leader-Post
1935 Paris foreign correspondent for Canadian Press
o Filed stories to CP and the Leader-Post from France, Belgium, Switzerland,
Germany, Austria, Czechoslovakia, Hungary
Women in the Armed Forces
By 1940, National Defense Headquarters (NDHQ) enlisted women to avoid
conscription
Female labour already used in civil service
1941, Britian request women for RAF or RCAF air service
RCAF first armed service
In 1941 about 6700 women enrolled in unofficial self-supporting paramilitary
organizations
The bombarded NDHQ with request to be sent overseas. To control female
organizations, the government recruited from them
(Non) combatants
Women were noncombatants as the taking of life was seen as incompatible
with their role
Women in military
Vast majority in low-skilled service or clerical tasks or “feminine” jobs such as
laundry, cooking, nursing
Basic pay was 2/3 of men’s with no dependents allowances
National council of women protested it, by 1943 pay was 80% of men’s,
some allowance, some pension and benefits for unmarried women
Nursing sisters

Loved by over 2.2 million students

Over 90% improved by at least one letter grade.

Leah — University of Toronto

OneClass has been such a huge help in my studies at UofT especially since I am a transfer student. OneClass is the study buddy I never had before and definitely gives me the extra push to get from a B to an A!

Leah — University of Toronto
Saarim — University of Michigan

Balancing social life With academics can be difficult, that is why I'm so glad that OneClass is out there where I can find the top notes for all of my classes. Now I can be the all-star student I want to be.

Saarim — University of Michigan
Jenna — University of Wisconsin

As a college student living on a college budget, I love how easy it is to earn gift cards just by submitting my notes.

Jenna — University of Wisconsin
Anne — University of California

OneClass has allowed me to catch up with my most difficult course! #lifesaver

Anne — University of California
Description
History 260 February 3, 2011 Canadian Women and WWII  Women enter the military, other than nursing capacities  Military = citizenship  They do not go into combat, not appropriate for women 1  Men who run the army are not particularly happy of them being there, the women do not have command over men  Most of it was secretarial and domestic  Women are still expected to be feminine, makeup, dress … ext Reporting the War Saskatchewan’s Gladys Arnold  1930 secretary at Regina Leader-Post  1935 Paris foreign correspondent for Canadian Press o Filed stories to CP and the Leader-Post from France, Belgium, Switzerland, Germany, Austria, Czechoslovakia, Hungary Women in the Armed Forces  By 1940, National Defense Headquarters (NDHQ) enlisted women to avoid conscription  Female labour already used in civil service  1941, Britian request women for RAF or RCAF air service  RCAF first armed service  In 1941 about 6700 women enrolled in unofficial self-supporting paramilitary organizations  The bombarded NDHQ with request to be sent overseas. To control female organizations, the government recruited from them  (Non) combatants  Women were noncombatants as the taking of life was seen as incompatible with their role  Women in military  Vast majority in low-skilled service or clerical tasks or “feminine” jobs such as laundry, cooking, nursing  Basic pay was 2/3 of men’s with no dependents allowances  National council of women protested it, by 1943 pay was 80% of men’s, some allowance, some pension and benefits for unmarried women  Nursing sisters History 260 February 3, 2011  The service expands  Each branch had its own distinct uniform  Average age was 25  By war’s end 4480 nursing sisters had enlisted 2  Including  3656 with Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps  481 with Royal Canadian Air Force
More Less
Unlock Document

Only page 1 are available for preview. Some parts have been intentionally blurred.

Unlock Document
You're Reading a Preview

Unlock to view full version

Unlock Document

You've reached the limit of 4 previews this month

Create an account for unlimited previews.

Already have an account?

Log In


OR

Don't have an account?

Join OneClass

Access over 10 million pages of study
documents for 1.3 million courses.

Sign up

Join to view


OR

By registering, I agree to the Terms and Privacy Policies
Already have an account?
Just a few more details

So we can recommend you notes for your school.

Reset Password

Please enter below the email address you registered with and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Add your courses

Get notes from the top students in your class.


Submit