U.S. Government,Department of Defense,U.S. Marine Corps's A History of the Women Marines, 1946-1977 - Legislation, PDF

By U.S. Government,Department of Defense,U.S. Marine Corps (USMC)

This informative illustrated heritage of ladies within the U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) covers the interval from 1946-1977.

Despite the stated contribution made through the 20,000 ladies Reservists who served within the Marine Corps in the course of global warfare II, there has been no suggestion in 1946 of protecting ladies on energetic responsibility or, for that topic, even within the Reserve forces. This quantity recounts the occasions that caused the switch in pondering at the a part of Marines, either women and men, that ended in the combination of ladies into the Corps, to the purpose the place they now represent 8 percentage of our strength.

The undertaking used to be the belief of Brigadier common Margaret A. Brewer, who, in 1975, because the final Director of girls Marines, famous that the phasing out of women-only businesses marked the beginning of a brand new period for ladies within the Corps, and the top of an outdated one. additional, she rightly reasoned that the elevated assimilation of ladies might make the old path of ladies in Marine Corps tricky to follow.

The tale is drawn from reliable stories, files, own interviews, and transcribed recollections amassed by way of the writer and preserved via the Oral heritage and data Sections of the historical past and Museums Division.

CHAPTER 1 - A Time of Uncertainty, 1946-1948 * bankruptcy 2 - Women's militia laws: Public legislations 625 * bankruptcy three - Going ordinary * bankruptcy four - The Korean conflict Years * bankruptcy five - usage and Numbers, 1951-1963 * bankruptcy 6 - usage and Numbers: Pepper Board, 1964-1972 * bankruptcy 7 - usage and Numbers: Snell Committee, 1973-1977 * bankruptcy eight - Reserves After Korea * bankruptcy nine - Recruit education * bankruptcy 10 - Officer education * bankruptcy eleven - management of ladies * bankruptcy 12 - Promotions * bankruptcy thirteen - Marriage, Motherhood, and based Husbands * bankruptcy 14 - Uniforms * bankruptcy 15 - Laurels and Traditions * bankruptcy sixteen - The Sergeants significant of girls Marines * bankruptcy 17 - the administrators of girls Marines

A heritage of the ladies Marines, 1946-1977 is nearly fullyyt derived from uncooked records, interviews and conversations, newspaper articles, muster rolls and unit diaries, and fabrics loaned by way of Marines. there has been nobody huge physique of files to be had. during the venture, greater than three hundred letters have been written to members, a number of mass mailings have been made, and notices soliciting info have been published in all publish and station newspapers, Leatherneck, Marine Corps Gazette, Retired Marine, and the newsletters of Marine Corps institutions. greater than a hundred written responses have been got and a few girls Marines generously loaned us own papers and helpful scrapbooks. specifically priceless in piecing jointly the occasions among global conflict II and the passage of the Women's Armed prone Integration Act have been the scrapbooks of former Director of ladies Marines Colonel Julia E. Hamblet, and previous WR Dorothy M. Munroe. Taped interviews have been performed with 32 ladies, together with former Director of the Women's Reserve Colonel Ruth Cheney Streeter.

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