Lt Barbara A. Rogers, (right), WAC recruiting officer, is doing business in new offices established by the US Army recruiting service on the fifth floor of the First National building. Miss Patricia Charnley (left), of 1229 S. State St., was one of the first prospective Wacs interviewed in the new office, which opened yesterday, and which is open daily from 11 o’clock unitl 7 o’clock. Arrangements for the office were made through the local WAC recruiting committee headed by Mayor Leigh J. Young and Henry Barnes Jr, April 1944 (© The Ann Arbor News)

Ruth Cowan in war correspondent uniform

US Army nurses from Bataan and Corregidor, freed after three years’ imprisonment in Santo Tomas Internment Compound, climb into trucks as they leave Manila, Luzon, the Philippines, on their way home to the US. The nurses are wearing new uniforms given to them to replace their worn-out clothes

The first group of US Army WACs to be assigned to duty in France, disembarks from an LCM on the French coast. Huly 7, 1944

The first group of US Army WACs to be assigned to duty in France, disembarks from an LCM on the French coast. Huly 7, 1944

The first group of US Army WACs to be assigned to duty in France, disembarks from an LCM on the French coast. Huly 7, 1944

Barbara Wace, (left) war correspondent for the Associated Press, who is accompanying the first US Army WACs to be assigned to duty in France, has her lifebelt tightened by Cpl Selma Chapmond, daughter of Earl Chapmond of Winter, Texas. Cpl Chapmond is going with the group as a staff writyer for the Stars and Stripes. 1944

Dee Kurtz, York, Pa, gives out doughnuts to a tank crew in France. October 2 1944

After twelve long hours of duty, Miss Ryram is relieved by the night nurse, 2/Lt Marvis C. Field, St Albans, Vt, at the 2nd Evacuation Hospital. July 24, 1944

(Uncomplet Caption) H. Droste (left) with the US 6-AD, Olive, Illinois, assist Lt Margueritte Rice, an US Army nurse, from Belmont, Mass, with the newly issued Makinaw Winter Jacket, at a new officer’s store, France, Octobezr 31, 1944

Lt Donald McEween, Portland, Oregon, and Lt Louise King, San Antonio, Texas, pay for their purchases as they leave the new officers’ store somewhere in France. HQs 6th Armored Division

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Three army flight nurses who have been trained in evacuation of wounded by air are shown boarding a transport plane in the Caribbean. Pictured left to right are: Lt Irene Gukeisen of Parkston, South Dakota; Lt Myrtle J. Miller of Lansing, Michigan; and Lt Jane Jordan of New Glasgow, Virginia

Personnel of a USAAF Air Evacuation Hospital Unit in England. Standing, left to right: 2/Lt Anna G. Rananhan of South Bend, In; 2/Lt Ethyl L. Guffey of Shawnee, Ok; 2/Lt Marion L. Hammesch of New Rockofrd, N-D; 2/Lt Dorothy C. Barlow of Supulpa, Oh; 2/Lt Florence M. Deluca of Staunton, Ma; and 2/Lt Mary L. McHugh of Oklahoma City, Ok. In plane, left to right: S/Sgt Emory W. Craver of Perry, Pa; Sgt Kenneth D. Schulze of Fond Du Lac, Wi; and S/Sgt Harold M. Stockseth of Salt City, Ut.

To their blues and whites members of the US Navy Nurse Corps have added grays. The new gray uniform is worn here by Lt (jg) Julia Anna Muraresku (center), of Philadelphia, Pa. Ens. Kathleen Litty (left), of Brainard, Neb, wears the blue uniform and the nurse in the white is Ens. Leona McKibbin, of Hayes Center, Neb. House of Hospitality (nurse quarters), Casa del Rey Moro Garden, Balboa Park, San Diego, Calif, 1944

To their blues and whites members of the US Navy Nurse Corps have added grays. The new gray uniform is worn here by Lt (jg) Julia Anna Muraresku (center), of Philadelphia, Pa. Ens. Kathleen Litty (left), of Brainard, Neb, wears the blue uniform and the nurse in the white is Ens. Leona McKibbin, of Hayes Center, Neb. House of Hospitality (nurse quarters), Casa del Rey Moro Garden, Balboa Park, San Diego, Calif, 1944

Navy Nurses Ensign Dorothy Swallen and Ensign Dora Eggleston. It was the era of World War, the fight to defeat fascism across the world. Equality in the forces had a long way to go ( with the notable exception of the Soviet Armies and air forces). Women were not allowed to join direct combat, there were many roles filled by women

This is not a WW-2 Photo but the model and the uniform make it so good that this colors photo has a place here to. This is the original text with the photo I have found on Facebook. (Siostry – Tym razem studio. Do zdjęć zaprosiłem panny Dorotę i Wiktorię Maik. Dziewczyny wykazały się dużym profesjonalizmem i są naprawdę świetne w tym co robią). (Women Army Corps)

WAC Elaine Zeigweid in the Tech Library, USA, circa 1943

In 1944, the 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion of the US Women’s Army Corps was formed. It would be the only all-Black, all-women battalion to serve overseas during WW2. Its job: end a massive backlog of mail that had not reached 7 million US soldiers in Europe

Mediterranean Beach Scene – Members of the Women’s Army Corps stationed in North Africa. Recreational periods mean time off from the war, 28 June 1944

Christmas greetings from 1944. Christmas tree Sparkles. These lovely WAC (Women’s Army Corps) ladies are sending holiday cheer from the Hampton Roads Port of Embarkation in Newport News

One of the first 95 female Marines assigned to Camp Pendleton during World War II recalls her time on the base


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