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

This informative illustrated historical past of girls 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 international struggle II, there has been no notion in 1946 of preserving ladies on energetic accountability or, for that topic, even within the Reserve forces. This quantity recounts the occasions that led to the switch in considering 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 venture used to be the assumption of Brigadier normal Margaret A. Brewer, who, in 1975, because the final Director of ladies Marines, famous that the phasing out of women-only companies marked the beginning of a brand new period for ladies within the Corps, and the tip of an previous one. additional, she rightly reasoned that the elevated assimilation of girls may make the historic path of ladies in Marine Corps tricky to follow.

The tale is drawn from reputable reviews, records, own interviews, and transcribed memories accumulated by means of the writer and preserved by way of the Oral background and information Sections of the heritage and Museums Division.

CHAPTER 1 - A Time of Uncertainty, 1946-1948 * bankruptcy 2 - Women's militia laws: Public legislation 625 * bankruptcy three - Going commonplace * bankruptcy four - The Korean battle 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 established 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 background of the ladies Marines, 1946-1977 is nearly totally derived from uncooked records, interviews and conversations, newspaper articles, muster rolls and unit diaries, and fabrics loaned by means 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 participants, numerous mass mailings have been made, and notices soliciting info have been revealed in all put up and station newspapers, Leatherneck, Marine Corps Gazette, Retired Marine, and the newsletters of Marine Corps institutions. greater than a hundred written responses have been obtained and a few ladies Marines generously loaned us own papers and worthwhile scrapbooks. specially useful in piecing jointly the occasions among international conflict II and the passage of the Women's Armed providers 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 girls, together with former Director of the Women's Reserve Colonel Ruth Cheney Streeter.

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