War Poster, Propaganda Poster, Wwii, War Ii, Military
On May 15, 1942, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signs a bill that creates the Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC). Women who join the corps perform a variety of noncombat tasks formerly done by male soldiers, such as driving military vehicles; rigging parachutes; and serving as translators, cooks, weather forecasters, and aircraft control tower operators. http://www.ihistoryprojectww2.org/
WAAC. This Is My War Too - Circa 1943 Poster World War II poster with the message, "WAAC - This Is My War Too! Women's Army Auxiliary Corps," 1941 - 1945. Poster from the records of Poster from the records of Office of Government Reports, U.S. National Archives., U.S. National Archives.
About 150,000 American women served in the WAAC during World War II. They were the first women other than nurses to serve in the Army. Many men did not like the idea of women serving in the military, one of the reasons being that it would decrease their masculinity.
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US Propaganda: The newly established Women's Army Auxiliary Corps, or the WAAC, was the first female unit of the military. This poster was used to encourage women to take on various non-combating jobs offered in the army. Retrieved December 6, 2012, from http://www.ncmuseumofhistory.org/workshops/WWII/waac.poster.jpg.
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"WAAC - This is My War Too!" ~ WWII Women's Army Auxiliary Corps recruiting poster.
1943 Rare US ARMY WAAC Women's Auxiliary Corps Original Vintage WW2 War Poster
Vintage WWII propaganda poster for women in the military.