Lesson Seed 7: Women in D-Day
Students can search for photographs of women arriving shortly after D-Day at http://www.ibiblio.org/hyperwar. In this lesson students will understand the roles played by women in preparation for the invasion, including:
• service in WAC. ( Log onto www.dday.org, pull down “About D-Day” menu, and click on “Overlord Profiles” for information on WAC Helen Denton. )
• working in industries at home
• sending letters and packages as a show of support to husbands and sons serving abroad.