They might not have been out on the fields (or maybe they were) but women in WW II were definitely up to something. Read these books and be transported to the crashes, bangs, beauty, and tragedy of war time.
Looking to dive into some Scandinavian mysteries (aka Nordic Noir or Scandi Crime)? Here's a good starting point. I highly recommend starting with the excellent Martin Beck series by Maj Sjöwall and Per Wahlöö.