Women performing various duties being trained at the U.S. Women's Army Corps training center in the United States
United States USA Date:1951 Duration:1 min 51 sec Sound:Yes
The role of women in in the United States Army. A nurse helps an injured soldier in a hospital. A physiotherapist moves the leg of a soldier. A women dietitian works in the laboratory. View of Congress, on June 1948, during passage of the Women's Armed Services Act.
Colonel Mary A. Hallaren being appointed as the first WAC officer in the regular Army of the United States. General George Marshall witnesses the appointment and swears in Sergeant Bates, as the first enlisted woman in the regular Army, as Colonel Hallaren witnesses. Women recruits arrive at WAC processing center by train. They get into a bus. Women enter the WAC training center. They are issued uniforms. Women being taught military matters in open air classrooms. WAC in close order drill, and donning gas masks.
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