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January 2007
SOURCE
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Jan2007, Vol. 133 Issue 1, p96
SOURCE TYPE
Conference Proceeding
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on women who are working in the U.S. Navy. Mildred McAfee was sworn as a Naval Reserve lieutenant commander in August 1942 and became the first female commissioned officer in the U.S. Navy. The women's Army Corps Act was enacted on July 3, 1943 and by the end of 1945, women constituted 2 percent of the Navy's total strength.
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23697788

 

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