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American Military Patches, Other Insignia and Decorations of World War Two by Dr. Howard G. Lanham c.2002

Common Medals, Decorations and Qualification Badges

Second World War

Women's Army Corps Service Medal

Women's Army Corps
Women's Army Corps

The Women's Army Corps Service Medal was established in 1943 and recognizes wartime service in the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps or the Women's Army Corps (renamed September 1, 1943). The expanded role of women in the Armed Forces was one of the big stories of the Second World War.

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