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Women in the military

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  • 1. Women In The Military BY: Kathryn Marter & Alissa Sellers WAAC WASP SPARS WAVES
  • 2. Branches for women
    • WAAC
    • WASP
    • WAVES
    • SPARS
  • 3. Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps
    • Created in May 1942
    • First Director was Oveta Culp Hobby
    • First to serve in within ranks of the
    • United States Army, other than nurses
    • Gave Women knowledge, skills,
    • and special training for the war
    WAAC
  • 4. Women Airforce Service Pilots
    • First women, in history, trained to fly military aircraft
    • Mascot: Fifinella, wore them as
    • patches on their uniforms
    • Did not receive benefits and pay
    • that men who did it (At first)
    • Served from September 1942 to
    • December 20, 1944
    WASP
  • 5. Women Accepted for Volunteer Military Services
    • Established 1942 – as United States Naval Reserve
    • Clerical or administrative positions, instructors for pilots, and to calculate bomb trajectories
    • Received the same pay and military discipline of men
    WAVES
  • 6. United States Coast Guard Women’s Reserve
    • Established November 23, 1942
    • Based on coast guard motto – “semper paratus-Already Ready”
    • Clerical work in Coast Guard’s Washington headquarters
    • Worked the length of the war plus six months
    SPARS
  • 7. Women in Military Branches
    • Army – 140,000
    • Navy – 100,000
    • Marines – 23,000
    • Coast Guard – 13,000
    • AirForce – 1,000
    • Army and Navy Nurse corps – 74,000
  • 8. Propaganda
  • 9. Propaganda
  • 10. In U.S.A
    • Building ships, aircraft, vehicles, and weaponry
    • Worked in factories, on munitions plants and farms
    • Also drove trucks
    • Provided logistic support for soldiers
  • 11. Eleanor Roosevelt
    • “ This is not a time when women should be patient. We are in a war and we need to fight it with all of our ability and every weapon possible. Women Pilots, in this particular case, are a weapon waiting to be used.”
    Strong Supporter in Women In Military
  • 12. Sources http:// en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eleanor_Roosevelt http:// www.army.mil/women/wac.html http:// www.wingsacrossamerica.us/wasp/index.htm http:// www.airforcehistory.hq.af.mil/PopTopics/WASP.htm http://online-study-guide.com/history/women-womens/waves-navy-volunteer.html http:// www.answers.com /topic/spars http://www.mnhs.org/library/tips/history_topics/133women_military.htm

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