554 of the women's army auxiliary corps (WAAC) were promoted to women's army corps (WAC), they were the first women to go to war other than nurses
Oveta Culp Hobby .
WAC stands for Women`s Army Corps
WAAC's (army) WAVES (navy)
WAC stands for Women's Army Corps.
In World War Two, a female soldier (as in the Army) was called a "WAC" ... Women's Army Corps Charles Wood
WAC (womens army corps)
Women served in all three branches: the army (WAAC), the navy (WAVE) and the air force (WAAF). WAAC stood for Womens' Army Auxiliary Corps. Don't remember what the other two acronyms stood for.
Well when the war was going on women worked in the WAAC as nurses and radio operators. But some women worked on the ships, and helped in the making of the Atomic bomb.
to provide clerical workers, truck drivers, instructors and lab technicians for the U.S Army for World War 2. They were a response to the call for the war.
During World War II, approximately 150,000 American women served in the Women's Army Corps. The WAC was established in 1942.
21 was minimum age to enlist. 45 was upper limit
One of the nicknames for Women During WWII was "WAC"s, reffering to the Name "Womens Army Corp"
James F. Barnes
During World War II, over 216,000 women were drafted into the WAAC (the army branch for women) and the WAVEs(the navy branch for women). Women who were not a part of the army stayed and often took over their husbands jobs.
WACs were female reseve service personnel who helped do soldiers work so they could fight also WAVEs
Women in the US, "Volunteered" for the US military and often volunteered for duty in Vietnam. US women in the US Army served in the Women's Army Corps (WAC's) during WWII, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War. The WAC's were disbanded in 1975, when the new all volunteer army and equal opportunity policies took effect. US Army WAC's performed support functions (medical, administrative, etc.) during WWII, Korea, and the Vietnam War.
Material called cotton lisle. British WAAF's and American WAC's wore them as part of their uniforms, as well.
women's army corps. they did men's jobs so that the men could go to war
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The creation of the Womans Army Corps was to free up male soldiers doing jobs like being a clerk so they could pick up arms and go fight. The WAC duties expanded into transportation, communications, light weapons repair, quartermaster, and many other tasks.
-Industries geared up for wartime production -Creation of WAAC - Employment of woman in the war industry - Establishment of OPA and WPB (War Production Board)