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  • Item description: Platoon
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    • [WAC basic training platoon at Fort Lee, 1950]

    • 1950
    • A group photograph of a WAC training platoon posed outside barracks at Fort Lee, Virginia. They are wearing matching WAC summer service uniforms and barracks caps without jackets.
    • WV0469 Therese M. Lambert Oral History
    • [French women march in Paris parade, 1945]

    • 1945-05
    • A platoon of french army women march in a parade down the Champs-Elysées celebrating the third anniversary of women in the army in the U.S. in May 1945. They are dressed in their national service dress uniforms. The Le Select restaurant can be...
    • WV0466 Florence Beatrice O'Brien Broomfield Photographs
    • [WACs march along Champs-Elysees, 1945]

    • 1945-05
    • A platoon of WACs march along the Avenue des Champs-Elysees during a parade in Paris in May 1945 celebrating the third anniversary of American women in service. The WACs are wearing dark olive drab service jackets and skirts. The Arc de Triomphe...
    • WV0466 Florence Beatrice O'Brien Broomfield Photographs
    • [WAC platoon marches in Paris parade, 1945]

    • 1945-05
    • A platoon of WACs march along the Avenue des Champs-Elysees in a Paris parade celebrating the third anniversary of American women in army service in May 1945. They are dressed in olive drab service uniforms. Several other military units and the Arc...
    • WV0466 Florence Beatrice O'Brien Broomfield Photographs
    • [WACs march beneath Arc de Triomphe, Paris, 1945]

    • 1945-05
    • A platoon of WACs march beneath the Arc de Triomphe in a Paris parade celebrating the third anniversary of American women in service in Mat 1945. They are wearing barracks caps, olive drab service dress uniforms, and skirts.
    • WV0466 Florence Beatrice O'Brien Broomfield Photographs
    • [WACs march in Paris parade, 1945]

    • 1945-05
    • A platoon of WACs march in formation along the Avenue des Champs-Elysees in Paris, France, in May 1945. They are dressed in barracks caps, olive drab service jackets, and skirts. Several more platoons of women dressed in service uniforms, a Dodge...
    • WV0466 Florence Beatrice O'Brien Broomfield Photographs
    • [Letter from Adeline LaPlante to parents, 1942]

    • 1942-09
    • Adeline LaPlante writes to her parents about the challenges of life in the WAAC. She discusses exams and a peer-rating system her platoon uses. She also provides information about her schedule and expenses.
    • WV0395 Adeline Sears LaPlante Papers, 1942-1945
    • Enlisting now! [1968]

    • 1968
    • Bright red and orange recruitment poster for the Women's Army Corps during the Vietnam War targets women from Washington State for the "June Platoon" of 1968.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Oral history interview with Marilyn Bobbi Earp, 2000

    • 2000-06-16
    • Documents N. Marilyn Roberts "Bobbi" Earp's early life, education, and flight training; her service as an air traffic control tower operator while in the U.S. Navy WAVES from 1944 to 1949; her experiences singing with the choir throughout her...
    • WV0174 Marilyn Roberts "Bobbi" Earp Papers
    • Oral history interview with Susie Stephens McArthur, 2001

    • 2001-02-08
    • Documents Susie Stephens McArthur's early life; her twenty-six years of service with the Women's Army Corps (WAC) and the United States Army; and its effect on her opinions and non-military life.

      McArthur primarily discusses her enlistment...
    • WV0199 Susie McArthur Papers
    • Oral history interview with Donna Barr Tabor, 2011

    • 2011-05-12
    • Donna Tabor discusses her early life growing up in a military family. She recalls spending her childhood at different army bases across the United States, as well as a station in Herzogenaurach, Germany, because of her father's work with the United...
    • WV0521 Donna Barr Tabor Oral HIstory
    • [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
    • [Ellen Brown Steel in front of personnel chart, 1952]

    • 1952-08
    • Ellen Brown Steel (right, holding clipboard) and a fellow WAC stand in front of a board with an organizational chart listing platoon members in August of 1952. Both women wear the WAC short-sleeve summer beige-taupe dress.
    • WV0154 Ellen Brown Steel Papers
    • [Women Marines platoon, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Group photo of the "simple six," members of Mary McLeod Roger's boot camp platoon at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, in spring of 1944. Marines (seated left to right) Frances Stir, Mary McLeod, Jeanne Sincerbeaux, Rosemary Keeleher, Marcia Moore, and...
    • WV0134 Mary McLeod Rogers Papers
    • [Women Marines platoon, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Group photo of the "simple six," members of Mary McLeod Roger's boot camp platoon at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, in spring of 1944. Marines (standing left to right) Frances Stir, Jeanne Sincerbeaux, Mary McLeod, Rosemary Keeleher, Marcia Moore,...
    • WV0134 Mary McLeod Rogers Papers
    • [Women Marines Recruit Battalion, Parris Island, 1954]

    • 1954-12-10
    • Group photo of the Women Marines Recruit Battalion Platoon 16-A, at Parris Island, South Carolina, 1954. The platoon was led by Staff Sergeant J. L. Shipman, Sergeant H. E. Manos, Sergeant N. L. Agnew, and Corporal J. K. Paulson, all pictured. All...
    • WV0513 Dolores M. Angel Hamrick Papers
    • [WACs off-duty, circa 1967]

    • 1967
    • Lee Wilson (right) and an unidentified woman sit on the steps outside the barracks of the 3rd Platoon at Fort Jackson, South Carolina, circa 1967. A third WAC can be seen looking through the door. All of the women are in civilian clothing, two have...
    • WV0449 Lee Wilson Papers
    • Oral history interview with Linda L. Bray, 2008

    • 2008-10-13
    • Oral history primarily documents Linda Bray's service in the U.S. Army, particularly as the first woman to lead troops into combat.

      Bray briefly discusses her childhood. She goes on to talk about her reasons for joining the military and her...
    • WV0432 Linda L. Bray Papers
    • [Letter from Constance Phillips to parents, 1945]

    • 1945-02-26
    • Phillips writes home after her first week of basic. She likes her platoon but not the weather or work, and indicates she is a "soul satisfying" Army "spirit."
    • WV0082 Constance Cline Phillips Papers

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