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African American WAACs

In 1942 Congress passed legislation establishing the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC). See the African American members of the WAACs, Third Platoon, Company 1, basic training in Fort Des Moines.

Source: Library of Congress

http://lcweb2.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/r?ammem/awhbib:@field(NUMBER+@band(ppmsca+02928)):displayType=1:m856sd=ppmsca:m856sf=02928



 


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