The publications below include recruiting brochures, informational pamphlets, and history-filled booklets, and most are illustrated throughout with photos and drawings. Presented in PDF format for easy viewing and downloading.
This 10-page recruiting brochure for the Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC), published in 1942, covers a variety of information about the WAAC program, including physical requirements, officer selection criteria, pay scales, benefits, and other miscellaneous information.
This 4-page article about the WASP of World War II was written by Sarah Byrn Rickman, author of four books about the WASP. She tells the story of how the WASP came to be, and the article is illustrated with photos from Texas Women’s University.
This 44-page pamphlet published in 1994 is a 50-year commemorative pamphlet filled with photos and a complete history of the Women Marines who served in World War II. Topics covered include early planning, recruiting, uniforms, training, jobs, duty assignments, early challenges, and more.
This 16-page pamphlet written for the parents of WACs serving during World War II covers everything from uniforms and pay to army life and WAC jobs. Photos and illustrations throughout, as well as a personal message from Colonel Oveta Culp Hobby, Director of the WAC.
This 20-page WAC recruitment brochure, published in 1944, features cartoon-style drawings alongside first-person stories and observations from a fictional WAC serving in overseas locations including Australia, India, France, England, North Africa, Italy, and more.