United States. Army. Women's Army Auxiliary Corps
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
This collection relates to the wartime correspondence between Margarita King and her husband William H. King, who served in the Army Air Corps in the Philippines during World War II. The collection contains letters collected and sent between Margarita and William, personal photographs, newspaper clippings, postcards, and employment documents.
This collection relates to Viola B. McClellan (Women's Auxillary Corps) and Dewey S. McClellan (U.S. Army Air Corps) who both served in the European Theater of Operations as a pilot during World War II. This collection also relates to Charles S. Smith who served as a civilian contractor and Japanese prisoner of war at Wake Island in the Pacific Theater of Operations. This collection contains documents, ephemera, and photographs.
This collection relates to Lieutenant Clarence H. Ratliff who served in the United States Navy during World War II and his wife Elizabeth P. Ratliff who served in the Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps for almost 7 years. This collection contains military documents, photograph negatives, and miscellaneous documents related to their service.
This oral history interview transcript relates to Sarah Smith who joined the Women's Army Corps after the bombing of Pearl Harbor and was discharged in 1945 with the rank of Tech Sergeant. She served both in North Africa and Italy. Smith details her experiences during her training in Florida as well as during her service in North Africa and Italy. Smith explains the reception to her enlistment from her family and community as well as the valuable opportunities that her service gave her in seeing more of the world.
- World War, 1939-1945 4
- World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American 3
- World War, 1939-1945--Women 3
- Des Moines (Iowa) 2
- London (England) 2
- Military Discharge--United States 2
- Photographs 2
- Spokane (Wash.) 2
- World War, 1939-1945--Europe 2
- Aerial photographs 1
- Air pilots, Military--United States 1
- Armed Forces--Reserves 1
- Asbury Park (N.J.) 1
- Awards 1
- Bad Kissingen (Germany) 1
- Bari (Italy) 1
- Basic training (Military education) 1
- Berlin (Germany) 1
- Bradenton (Fla.) 1
- Buttons 1 + ∧ less