Only men were drafted during World War II. Although many women served in the military, if a U.S. female wanted to pitch in for the war effort, often she had to do it back home. This video shows how several North Platte women found a creative way to help the troops with the Start of the North Platte Canteen.
War affects governments and groups of people on such a large scale that it can be overwhelming. However, each event is experienced one person at a time, and each person has an individual story to tell. This series of videos, 'The War: Nebraska Stories,' continues the saga of World War II through very personal interviews with Nebraskans who lived through that war.