The Women's Army Corps (WAC) was the women's branch of the United States Army. It was created as an auxiliary unit, the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) on 15 May 1942 by Public Law 554, and converted to full status as the WAC in 1943. Its first director was Oveta Culp Hobby, a prominent society woman in Texas.
White Mouse - code name for Nancy Wake, a woman who organized a network in German occupied France, to allow Allied pilots to escape in 1940. She was the most wanted by the GESTAPO. Identified in 1943, she fled to Spain, her husband was tortured and executed, she then headed to Britain where she was part of the SOE, returned to France in 1944 and organized new resistance groups. Most decorated allied servicewoman in WWII. Died in 2011.