Millions of men joined the armed forces, more workers were needed to fill their places in the factories. This changed the traditional views of women. Job opportunities in munitions factories for working-class women allowed them to earn a much higher wage than before.
The tragedy of factories in WWII is that because the war was going on many factories couldn’t sell the things they made. The triumph is that the Michigan factories started to make things for the war. The factories made jeeps, tanks, planes, and munitions for World War II to help the war effort and to save their factories.