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He traded with Germany while still preparing for war. Content on this page may not be republished or distributed without permission. For example, women's labour was not mobilized as thoroughly as in the United Kingdom or the United States. The war changed women's expectations and gave impetus to movement for greater gender equality—even though postwar society expected women to leave the workplace and focus on their roles as wives and mothers.

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