Marlène Dietrich is poissed for a kiss from Sgt Stanley R. Strurous, as he satnds at the stage doors, somewhere in the ETO. (134th Infantry Regimenty, 35th Infantry Division. October 27, 1944)


Miss Betty Brittian, Pasadena, Calif, hands Cpl Wm B. Brooks, Clayton, Ga, inside the tank, a cup of coffee and doughnuts. ETO, October 1, 1944

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Four nurses cut up a German Paratrooper’s Parachute Canopy fro scarves. L to R, Lt Lois A. Gray, Louisville, Ky; Lt Louella Wtenzel, Los Angeles, Calif; Lt Marie Thompson, New York City, and Lt Olive Orpin, Peabody, Kan, all members of a US Army Evacuation unit in France. October 3, 1944

Marlène Dietrich, movie actress, chats with T/4 Winifred Anderson, New York City, during a visit with WACs, somewhere in France. (US 12th Army Group HQs, November 11, 1944)

Sgt Juaniota Bond, Costa Mesa, Calif, chats with actress Marlène Dietrich duriong the actress’s visit with WACs somewhere in France. L to R, Sonya Horoshko, Mt Clemens, Mich, Pfc Gloria Watrson, Grand Rapids, Mich, and Sgt Winifred Anderson, New York. (12th Army Group Hqs) France October 18, 1944

Germans carved swastikas into young pumpkins in France and the swastikas grew in size right along with the pumpins. Now that the harvest is on, there are huge piles of pumpkins, each bearing an ingrown swastika. Many of the pumkins have found their way into WAC mess halls and billets. Here, WAC Pfc Eddy Divine, Shelby, NC, gets ready to do a little fancy carving on Hitler’s emblem. 1944.

Lt Mable V. Gardner of Ridgeway, Pa, ANC, wears the new battle blouse of the new uniform prescribed for Army nurses. November 1, 1944

T/5 Mary H. Lacour, 271 E. St, San Diego, Calif, and Pfc Frances M. Thornton, 2752 29th St, San Diego, Calif, bed down in their pup tent while living in the field near an Army HQs in France. 12th Army Group, Headquarter, Wac Detachment

WACs eat K-rations and sandwiches while on bivouac in France. The girls are attached for work with and army headquarters. (WAC Detachment) 12-AG Hq. November 1, 1944

Pvt Helen E. Sellers, 213 N. Cherokee Ave, Claremore, Oklahoma, left and T/5 Emma D. Newell, 1112 E. Worthington Ave, Charlotte, NC, try their hand at horseshoe pitching, while on bivouac in France. WAC Det, 12-AG, Hqs. November 1, 1944

Bivouacked in a field near their headquarters, Pvt Joy M. Caldaronello, 5111 El Verano Ave, Eagle Rock, Calif, shows her bracelet to Pvt Hellen E. Sellers, 213 N Cherokee Ave, Claremore, Okla. 12-AG HQs, WAC Det, France, November 1, 1944

Pfc Jane Lee Wolford, 502 E. Luray Ave, Alexandria, Va, tends fire while T/5 Mary Lacour, 2712 E St, San Diego, Calif, fixes their hair and Pfc Frances M. Thornton, 2752 29th St, San Diego, Calif, waits in pup tent. France, November 11, 1944 (12-AG Hqs WAC Det)

Pvt Joy M. Caldaronello, 5111 El Verano Ave, Eagle Rock, Calif, and Pvt Jane Lee Wolford, 502 E. Luray Ave, Alexandria, Va, brew a cup of hot coffee. 12-AD, Hqs, WAC Det, France, November 11, 1944

Fort Oglethorpe, 15th Company, 21st Regiment, 3rd WAC Training Center 1944. 1/Lt Vivian A. Rhodes, Commanding

Pfc Nancy C. Wordell, left, 120 Moore St, Fall River, Mass, happily receives a Christmas package from home, delivered by the familiar symbol of Christmas, Santa Claus. Thousands of Christmas gifts are pouring into mail rooms similar to the one pictured above, all over France. Mail clerks, such as Pfc Eva J. Hensley, second from left, and Sgt Harriet M. Nowaczyk, right, work long hours sorting heavy loads of letters and packages to insure that every WAC will have her package from home on Christmas Day. ETO November 2, 1944

Brig Gen Allen Kimball, HQs Commandant, Communication Zone, awards Bronze Star to WAC Sgt Margaret Wright, 1118 Stilwwod Drive, NE, Atlanta, Ga, for meritorious service in connection with military operations. Paris, France, May 19, 1945

WAACs drill on the grounds of Fort Des Moines in September 1942

While many WACs remained in the United States during World War II, the Army deployed thousands overseas. Here a group of WACs disembark from a troopship at Casablanca, French Morocco, on August 6, 1943

WACs pose by the tail guns of a 401st BG B-17 at an 8th Air Force base in England in January1944

Cpl Loretta Mary Hall joins her Sergeant friend in feeding the ATC station mascots. These miniature kangaroos are better known as wallabies

WACs arrive at the 9th Army Air Force Headquarters in Sunninghill, Berkshire, England. 24 May 1944

Eight servicewomen of the Medical Section, 3561st Service Unit, Women’s Army Corps (formerly Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps) playing outside with one of the small dog mascots, possibly “Corporal Khaki”, kept by the WACs at Camp Atterbury, Indiana. The Medical Section of the 3561st Service Unit was composed of African-American women who worked as ambulance drivers, ward attendants, clerks, typists, librarians, and medical assistants and technicians in the Station Hospital

In England, bombers returning from missions over Germany which have been damaged or have lost their bearings receive new directions from these WACs in a mobile control unit truck. The WACs standing around the table are plotters who by means of strings track the course of the plane on an operational map. The WAC in the background is the controller’s clerk. The officer is the controller whose job it is to maintain direct communications with the pilot, the course of whose ship the WACs are plotting. Left to right, they are: Pfc Llewellyn Grayson of Philadelphia; Cpl Emily Fisher of Boston, Ohio; Pfc Doloris Beauchamp of Waltham, Massachusetts; 2/Lt William Arnold; T/5 Ethel Robson of Staunton, VA; and Sgt Susie Kercheval of Marion, Indiana.


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