Women's Army Volunteer Corps

The Women's Army Volunteer Corps was an organization within the Women's Army Corps in which women could serve as office assistants or military bus drivers.[2]

Women’s Army Volunteer Corp
ActiveAugust 1942 – 1945
CountryUnited States
BranchU.S. Army
TypeParamilitary
RoleSecretary
Vehicle operator
Size400
Part ofWomen's Army Corps
Commanders
Field DirectorMrs. Marjorie S. Breffeilh[1]

The Corps was formed in 1942 by women employees of the Office of the Military Governor, and numbered 400 personnel.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Hawaii War Records Depository HWRD 1329". Hawaii War Records Depository Photos. University of Hawaii at Manoa Library. Retrieved 22 November 2017.
  2. ^ "American Archives Month - Diversity, A Part of the American Dream". October 2009. Retrieved 6 June 2010.
  3. ^ Stentiford, Barry (4 June 2002). The American Home Guard: The State Militia in the Twentieth Century. Texas A&M University Press. p. 151. ISBN 9781585441815.

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