American women help men in the battlefield as nurses treat soldiers in hospitals in the United States
United States USA Date:1951 Duration:5 min 17 sec Sound:Yes
The role of women in army in the United States. A U.S. Army sniper fires a 1903 Springfield rifle on the Korean front. A woman in the Woman's Army Corps (WAC) inspecting such a rifle in the U.S. Patton Tanks moving up a hilly road in Korea. A WAC testing the turret of a Patton tank. U.S. Army women at desks as they work with Army men in an office. Picture depicts Molly Pitcher wife of a fallen U.S. Revolutionary War artilleryman. Depiction of George Washington at desk. Depiction of Clara Barton, an American nurse with a wounded soldier. Clara Barton works with another women. A man holds the flag of the American red cross. Wright Brothers aircraft in flight. Women in long dresses pushing an early model of car. A World War I charge, and troops in trenches. Women assembling belts of machine gun bullets, during World War I. A nurse tending a wounded soldier. A nurse helping place a wounded soldiers into an ambulance in Europe, in World War I. Nurses in an operating theater in a hospital. Women march in victory parade at end of World War I.. Suffragettes demonstrating in front of the White House and then entering a polling place to vote. Aviatrix Amelia Earhart. Swimmer Gertrude Ederle. U.S. Navy Vought SB2U-2 planes in flight as they drop bombs. Scene of Pearl Harbor attack Army nurses look out from deck of ship in World War II. Soldiers fire artillery. View of mountains and scenes of combat on islands in the Pacific during WWII. General Mark Clark awards nurse Silver Star medal. Repatriated Army nurses, who were prisoners, are loaded onto an aircraft by means of a fork lift. In 1942, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signs legislation establishing the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC). Secretary of State George Marshall and others witness the signing. Depiction of Godess Athena. Women volunteering for WAAC move in a line carrying bags. Women in uniform march. WAAC volunteers being processed. Women receive physical exams and receive inoculations. WAAC personnel being trained: working on X rays, in laboratories, food service,and radio.On board ships.
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