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The original item was published from 8/11/2017 10:25:20 AM to 10/1/2017 12:15:03 AM.
Posted on: August 11, 2017
[ARCHIVED] 'Skirted Soldiers' recall their history as they prepare to reunite in Pittsburgh
They were nicknamed the “Skirted Soldiers.”
Facing a shortage of men during World War II, Congress, after much debate, created the Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps in May 1942.