Propaganda Posters, Waac Poster, Wwii Posters, War Ii
May 15 - Today in 1942, a bill creating the Women's Auxiliary Army Corps passes, granting women official military status. #WomenInMilitary (Photo: WAAC recruiting poster. National Archives.)
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.
WAAC ... Women's Army Auxiliary Corps #USA #American #military forces #Army #Navy #Marines #Air Force #Coast Guard
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/
This is my war too! - Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) poster. #vintage #1940s #WW2
Propaganda poster with female soldier in uniform in front of American flag. Text:
WWII poster for WAAC - Women Army Auxiliary Corps. (Historical Society of Iowa)
1943 Rare US ARMY WAAC Women's Auxiliary Corps Original Vintage WW2 War Poster