Women's Auxiliary Corps (WAAC)

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On May 14, 1942, Congress approved the creation of a Women 's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC), which was later discontinued by Roosevelt on July 1, 1943. It was not till 90 days later, that it was finalized and became an abandoned idea. The Women’s Army Corps (WAC) then took it’s place. These women’s jobs were to assist the men while at war, by doing the men’s desk work so they could go out and fight, and some women even flew planes. Women worked as stenographers clerk-typists, while officers would do jobs such as personnel, public information, logistics, and military justice. At that time in war, we were very low on men in combat so in order to fix the issue we brought women in to help. The main role or purpose of the WAC was to free up more
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