WW II Recruiting Poster: 'Are You A Girl With A Star-Spangled Heart?'
This is a World War II Recruiting Poster for the Women's Army Corps.
Over 150,000 American women served in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) during World War II, the first women other than nurses to serve within the ranks of the United States Army.
Today in WW II: 17 Oct 1941 USS Kearny [DD-432] torpedoed but not sunk by German submarine U-568, near Iceland, killing 11 sailors, the first American military casualties of WW II. More ↓
17 Oct 1943 At Gothenburg, about 10,000 seriously wounded and sick German and British POWs, about half from each side, make up the first British-German prisoner exchange of WW II [17-21 Oct].
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