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The Betty H. Carter Women Veterans Historical Project

WACs board airplane, 1945

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Object ID: WV0428.6.011

Description: Women's Army Corps (WAC) members prepare to board an airplane outside at Malmstrom Air Force Base, Montana, or Ladd Field, Alaska, in April of 1945. They are carrying suitcases and appear to be preparing to travel to a new duty assignment. All the women wear fur lined coats that are not WAC issue. Two male army servicemen are assisting the WACs. Pictured are: Reese, Higgins, Jamison, Parkins, Bolin, McSparin, Raymond, Deveny, and Wilson.

Collection: Betty Etten Wiker Papers

Rights: Base Photo Section 1455th AAF BU; Alaskan Division, ATC, AAB, Great Falls, Montana. It is responsibility of the user to follow the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). Materials are not to be reproduced in published works without written consent, and any use should credit Jackson Library, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro.