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  • Veteran's biography: France.
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    • Oral history interview with Nancy Riddle Hinchliffe, 1999

    • 1999-04-17
    • Primarily documents Nancy Riddle Hinchliffe's service in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) during World War II, particularly her time in the European Theatre of Operation in 1944 and 1945.


      Hinchliffe briefly discusses her life before the...
    • WV0064 Nancy Riddle Hinchliffe Papers
    • Oral history interview with Marjory Johnson, 1999

    • 1999-10-31
    • Primarily documents Marjory W. Johnson's education at the Women's College of the University of North Carolina and at Walter Reed Medical Center in the early 1940s, her experiences in Europe with the army during World War II, and her post-war...
    • WV0111 Marjory Johnson Papers
    • Oral History Interview with Vanessa Sharpe Bennett

    • 2016-07-17
    • Primarily documents the life of Vanessa Sharpe Bennett and her service with the United States Army.

      Bennett describes basic training, how she felt she had more maturity as a result of her life experiences, and her realization that everyone...
    • WV0621 Vanessa Sharpe Bennett Papers
    • Oral history interview with Emma Dale Newell Love, 1999

    • 1999-06-4
    • Primarily documents Emma Newell Love's service in France as a member of the Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1944 to 1946.


      Love discusses her reasons for choosing to join the WAC; her parents' reactions; basic and overseas training; boredom...
    • WV0090 Emma Dale Newell Love Papers
    • Oral history interview with Mary Kate Bonds, 2008

    • 2008-06-11
    • Mary Kate Bonds primarily tells of coming of age during the Great Depression and of her service in the WAVES during World War Two and in the U.S. Navy until 1971.

      Bonds discusses her childhood in Chickamauga, Georgia, near the Civil War...
    • WV0415 Mary Kate Bonds Papers
    • Oral history interview with Jessie Watt McIntyre

    • 2002-01-07
    • Primarily documents Jessie McIntyre's service in the Army Nurse Corps, including liberating the Mauthausen-Gusen concentration camp, during World War II.

      McIntyre provides an overview of her childhood, including her education, living through...
    • WV0237 Jessie E. McIntyre Papers
    • [WACs listen to radio, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Official army photo of Emma Dale Love (left) and three fellow WACs listen to the radio while stationed in France, 1944. One of the WACs, who wears an engagement ring, is also fixing her hair.
    • WV0090 Emma Dale Newell Love Papers
    • [Marjory Johnson outside living quarters, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Marjory Johnson stands outside her living quarters at Mourmelon-le-Petit, France, in spring 1945. She is wearing the Army Nurse Corps olive drab skirt and khaki shirt and tie.
    • WV0111 Marjory Johnson Papers
    • [Emma Dale Love at French ruins, 1944]

    • 1944-10
    • Emma Dale Love, wearing a WAC field jacket and holding her helmet, poses among ruins in France, October 1944.
    • WV0090 Emma Dale Newell Love Papers
    • [Emma Dale Love holding Christmas present, 1944]

    • 1944-11-11
    • WAC Emma Dale (Newell) Love shakes one of her Christmas packages as they begin to arrive at the 12th Army Group Headquarters in France, November 11, 1944.
    • WV0090 Emma Dale Newell Love Papers
    • [Emma Dale Love in France, 1944]

    • 1944
    • WAC Emma Dale (Newell) Love wearing an olive drab wool shirtwaist in France in the fall of 1944
    • WV0090 Emma Dale Newell Love Papers
    • [Portrait of Marjory Johnson, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Portrait of Marjory Johnson taken in Paris in 1945. Army physical therapist's caduceus pin can be seen on the lapel.
    • WV0111 Marjory Johnson Papers
    • [Emma Dale Love playing horseshoes, 1944]

    • 1944-10-27
    • Emma Dale Love, wearing her field jacket, and fellow WAC play horseshoes in front of ruins in France on October 17, 1944.
    • WV0090 Emma Dale Newell Love Papers
    • [WAC unit at Fort Meade, Maryland, 1944]

    • 1944-07
    • Group photo of Marjory Johnson and her unit at basic training at Fort Meade, Maryland, in July 1944. The WACs wear olive drab skirts with khaki shirts and tie and olive drab visored hats.
    • WV0111 Marjory Johnson Papers
    • [WACs beside a road sign for Vittel, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Two WACs and a soldier pose in front of a roadside sign for Vittel, France, in 1945. The women wear the olive drab battledress "Ike" jacket.
    • WV0064 Nancy Riddle Hinchliffe Papers

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