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  • Item description: bivouac
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    • Oral history interview with Ruth Payne Brown, 2000

    • 2000-12-20
    • Primarily documents Ruth Payne Brown's two tours as a medical technician with the WAC (Women's Army Corps).

      Brown recalls her father's inability to serve in WWII; hearing about the attack on Pearl Harbor on TV; and her decision to join the...
    • WV0193 Ruth Virginia Payne Brown Papers
    • [WACs on bivouac in Germany, circa 1950]

    • 1950
    • Seven WACs, including Elaine A. Anderson (3rd from left) stand in the woods among their tents while on bivouac in Germany, circa 1950.
    • WV0191 Elaine Agnes Anderson Papers
    • [Three WACs on bivouac in Germany, circa 1950]

    • 1950
    • Three WACs sit in the woods while on bivouac in Germany, circa 1950. They have field uniforms, helmets, and canvas field bags; a military vehicle can be seen in the background.
    • WV0191 Elaine Agnes Anderson Papers
    • [Army nurses during bivouac training, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Army nurses Milly Collins, Shirley Van Brakle, Louise Bergwell, Humphrey, and Gibbons, all in field uniforms, pose outside tents while on bivouac training in Atlantic City before going overseas, circa 1944.
    • WV0221 Shirley Van Brakle Papers
    • [Army bivouac in New Guinea, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Picture of an army bivouac in New Guinea, as seen in 1943 or 1944. Soldiers set up tents and cots under palm trees. A servicewoman stands in the foreground with her back to the camera.
    • WV0269 Carrie Radnik Collection, 1942-1945, 2003
    • [WAC on bivouac exercise, 1951]

    • 1951
    • A WAC of the 2114th Army Service Unit at Camp Pickett, Virginia, stands in the woods outside a tent during a bivouac maneuver. She is dressed in an M-1943 field jacket, outer cover trousers, and M-1 steel helmet. Additional service members and...
    • WV0469 Therese M. Lambert Oral History
    • [Gloria Carlson during a bivouac in Germany, circa 1952]

    • 1952
    • WAC Gloria Carlson stands next to a tent at an army encampment outside of Heidelberg, Germany, while on a bivouac exercise. Carlson is wearing an army field jacket, trousers, and a M-1 steel helmet. A pile of rations can be seen at her feet,...
    • WV0469 Therese M. Lambert Oral History
    • [Therese M. Lambert at bivouac, circa 1952]

    • 1952
    • A WAC, probably Therese M. Lambert, stands outside "Tent No. 8" during a bivouac exercise near Heidelberg, Germany. She is dressed in a WAC shirtwaist with an unidentified armband and khaki slacks.
    • WV0469 Therese M. Lambert Oral History
    • [Four WACs on bivouac, circa 1952]

    • 1952
    • A candid photograph of four WACs at a bivouac encampment. Open ration boxes, food wrappers, mess kits, helmets, and equipment bags are strewn about the encampment. The WACs are in various states of dress.
    • WV0469 Therese M. Lambert Oral History
    • [WACS and soldiers next to cargo truck, 1951]

    • 1951
    • A parked M35 "deuce and a half" cargo truck is surrounded by service members, male and female, including WACs of the 2114th service unit. They are dressed in an assortment of field jackets, M-1 infantry helmets, and army Herringbone Twill caps....
    • WV0469 Therese M. Lambert Oral History
    • [Therese M. Lambert poses by tent, 1951]

    • 1951
    • Therese M. Lambert poses by a canvas A-frame tent during a bivouac exercise with the 2114th Army Service Unit at Camp Pickett, Virginia, in 1951. She is wearing a female field jacket, outer cover trousers, and M-1 steel helmet.
    • WV0469 Therese M. Lambert Oral History
    • [WACs in front of a cargo truck in Germany, circa 1952]

    • 1952
    • Two WACs and a male serviceman stand beside a parked M35 "deuce and a half" cargo truck during a bivouac exercise near Heidelberg, Germany, in 1952. The service members are dressed in an assortment of field jackets, M-1 infantry helmets, and...
    • WV0469 Therese M. Lambert Oral History
    • "I will serve," [1953]

    • 1953-02-25
    • Illustrated recruiting brochure for the Women's Army Corps. Provides brief history of the corps and then describes enlistment requirements and procedures; basic training and processing; uniforms; classes; bivouac training; foreign service and...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection

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