What's Your WW2 Job?

By: Zoe Samuel

Are you a man?

Could you pass a demanding physical?

How are you at lying?

Ever work on a farm before?

Are you good with numbers?

Do you speak any languages?

Are you physically quite strong?

Can you shoot?

Would you have had a victory garden?

How's your stomach for seeing horrible things?

Are you good at strategy?

Could you jump out of an airplane?

What's your weapon of choice?

Do you know Morse code?

Do you want to go overseas?

How resourceful are you?

Could you keep a secret?

How would you feel about liberating a civilian?

Do you mind if you never get credit for your work?

Do you care what people think of you?

Who do you want to work with?

Can you survive extreme weather?

Do you know how to follow orders?

Do you know how to give orders?

Do you mind being in a supporting role?

How important is it for you to punch Nazi soldiers in the face?

Would you die for your country?

Would you kill for your country?

Would you leave your country for your country?

Would you crack under torture?

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About This Quiz

If you were alive and old enough to join the workforce during World War II, what would your job have been? World War II was the kind of military engagement that our planet had never seen before and hopefully never will again. Just about everyone had to pitch in, at least in one way or another. While the most obvious job that someone had was serving as a soldier, there were many other jobs that still needed to be taken care of.

A lot of people had to be held back from joining the service, just to keep the rest of the country operating smoothly during wartime. Some of those professions were doctors, farmers, scientists and dock workers. Would you have had one of those jobs? Another thing you might have wound up doing was working in a munitions plant, as someone had to manufacture the artillery for the troops. And then, if you happened to be female, you literally could have wound up doing just about anything when it came to employment, as females took on many jobs that were normally held by men. 

What would your job be during World War II? Take this quiz to find out!

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