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  • Veteran's biography: Combat
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    • WAAC welcome [1942]

    • 1942
    • 4 page typed newsletter welcoming women to the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) in 1942. Contains information on uniforms, orientation, and classification, in addition to the words to 13 WAAC songs.
    • WV0429 Molly Thavenet Scrapbook, 1940 - 1950
    • [Elizabeth Williams hands out doughnuts, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Elizabeth Williams holds a doughnut out to the hands of flyers returning from bombing runs at an American Red Cross clubmobile in southern Italy in 1943. The photo is a classic depiction of a Red Cross "Doughnut Dolly."
    • WV0058 Elizabeth Williams Papers
    • The coronet [November 1944]

    • 1944-11-10
    • Vol. I, No. 5 edition of The Coronet, newsletter of the 6720 WAC headquarters platoon in Italy, from 1 May 1945. from 10 November 1944. Front page articles are "Gift Shop a Success,"Shades of Civilian Life,"The Hot Water Situation Badd," and "Come...
    • WV0429 Molly Thavenet Scrapbook, 1940 - 1950
    • [Molly Thavenet, circa 1944]

    • 1945
    • Photo of Molly Thavenet in uniform, leaning over a table, circa 1944.
    • WV0429 Molly Thavenet Scrapbook, 1940 - 1950
    • The coronet [April 1945]

    • 1945-04
    • Vol. 3, No. 4 edition of The Coronet, newsletter of the 6720 WAC headquarters platoon in Italy. The cover headlines are "Problem Children of the Civilians!" and "What Do You Do With Your Spare Time?" Other features are "Letters to the Editor," WAC...
    • WV0429 Molly Thavenet Scrapbook, 1940 - 1950
    • The coronet [May 1945]

    • 1945-05-01
    • Vol. 3, No. 3 edition of The Coronet, newsletter of the 6720 WAC headquarters platoon in Italy, from 1 May 1945. The cover story is about Elizabeth Ray and titled "WAC Commanding Officer Awarded Bronze Star Last Week." Other features are "Letters...
    • WV0429 Molly Thavenet Scrapbook, 1940 - 1950
    • [Diane Kay Corcoran, 1970]

    • 1970
    • Diane Kay Corcoran on vacation in Hong Kong, 1970.
    • WV0526 Diane Kay Corcoran Papers
    • [Diane Kay Corcoran working in the hospital, Long Binh, Vietnam]

    • 1970
    • Diane Kay Corcoran working in an operating room at the 24th Evacuation Hospital in Long Binh, Vietnam, ca. 1970. Visible on her uniform are the Army Nurse Corps insignia and the U.S. Army Vietnam military patch.
    • WV0526 Diane Kay Corcoran Papers
    • These pathetic sights [1970 article from the Greece (N.Y.) post]

    • 1970
    • Full title "These pathetic sights won't go by without making an impression on me" by Diane Kay Corcoran for The Greece Post newspaper in upstate New York. The content mentions Diane Corcoran's station at the 24th Evacuation Hospital in Long Bien,...
    • WV0526 Diane Kay Corcoran Papers
    • The woman Marine officer candidate

    • 1973
    • Informational brochure for members of the United States Marine Corp Woman Officer Candidate Class.
    • WV0538 Elizabeth "Betsy" Blee Papers, 1960-1993
    • The challenge

    • 1973-01
    • Recruiting brochure soliciting officers for the United States Marine Corps.
    • WV0538 Elizabeth "Betsy" Blee Papers, 1960-1993
    • [Elizabeth "Betsy" Blee and the Woman Officer Candidate Class; December 1975]

    • 1975-12
    • Elizabeth "Betsy" Blee is seen here, second row far right, with the Woman Officer Candidate Class in December 1975. Blee served as the platoon commander for the class. All the women are wearing the United States Marine Corps Service Uniform "A".
    • WV0538 Elizabeth "Betsy" Blee Papers, 1960-1993
    • [Barbara W. Kucharczyk receiving award, circa 1977]

    • 1977
    • Barbara Wolfe Kucharczyk at her commissioning, has her Second Lieutenant bars pinned on by her father, Retired USAF Lieutenant Colonel, Roland L. Wolfe. In the background is the logo of the Officer Training School at Lackland Air Force Base in...
    • WV0277 Barbara A. Kucharczyk Papers, 1977-2003
    • [Portrait of Barbara W. Kucharczyk, 1977]

    • 1977-10-12
    • Portrait of Barbara Wolfe Kucharczyk taken 12 October 1977, after completion of Officer Training School and commission as second lieutenant.
    • WV0277 Barbara A. Kucharczyk Papers, 1977-2003
    • [Barbara W. Kucharczyk receiving award, circa 1978]

    • 1978
    • Barbara Wolfe Kucharczyk, in fatigue shirt with rolled sleeves, is handed a certificate of achievement by General Brown for writing a history of her squadron, circa 1978.
    • WV0277 Barbara A. Kucharczyk Papers, 1977-2003
    • [Fifth Squadron at commissioning, 1978]

    • 1978
    • Members of the Fifth Squadron pose together at their commissioning ceremony at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, in 1978. Pictured are (L to R) David Pace, Stephen Kaumans, Kathryn Wirkus, Bill Black, and Steve Torrence.
    • WV0403 Kathryn Wirkus Papers
    • [Kathryn Wirkus receives 2nd Lieutenant bars, 1978]

    • 1978
    • Kathryn Wirkus (center) has her second lieutenant bars pinned on her collar by Captain Vince Reynolds (left) and her father, Leonard Vincent Wirkus (right), a WWII veteran, during a commissioning ceremony at Lackland Air Force Base in 1978. Her...
    • WV0403 Kathryn Wirkus Papers

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