Colonel Oveta Culp Hobby is the first commanding officer of Women's Army Corps in the United States.
United States USA Date:1943 Duration:5 min 1 sec Sound:Yes
Women's Army Corps in the United States. Women's Army Auxiliary Corps, created in 1942 is converted to WAC (Women's Army Corps) in 1943. A WAC carries a cake. 'WAAC' written on the cake. A WAC walks outside a building. Several men stand and talk. The WACs parade on a field. A United States flag. Duties performed by WACs. Women work as mechanics and handle complicated equipment. They take photographs through cameras. The U.S. Capitol building in view. U.S. Army General George Marshall and U.S. Secretary of State Henry Stimson. Colonel Oveta Culp Hobby is the first commanding officer of WAC. A dramatization depicts recruitment and induction of WAACs. A sign reads 'WAAC, information and recruiting'. A woman appears in an interview. The women undergo physical examination and are then recruited. WAACs undergo a training. They perform physical exercises and swim. Several WACs go to specialization classes. WACs cook food. A woman receives an award for her husband's bravery during World War II.
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