The Importance Of Women's Army Corps During WWII

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After the posters and women taking over jobs that helped the war such as WAC
(Women’s Army Corps). The Women’s Army Corps did not pass into law for a year after it was introduced and it became into law because of the bombing of Pearl Harbor. The women gained their official status and salary but they still were treated unfairly because they did not get equal pay or benefits like the men did. Women Corps performed variety of jobs such as, clerk, radio operator, electricians and aircraft controller. The women later on got veteran benefits and were a total of 16,000 women army corps. While the war was going on and after couple months since Pearl Harbor, the United States President Franklin Roosevelt signed a law executive order 9066 which resulted in the removal of Japanese American from their communities. The executive order 9066 came from the panic of the war and they could not
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There were only sounds of bombs and bullets that morning; they destroyed eighteen American ships and three hundred airplanes, and they killed about 3,000 American men and 1,000 wounded. President Roosevelt said, “No matter how long it may take us to overcome this premeditated invasion, the American people in their righteous might will win through to absolute victory. I believe I interpret the will of the Congress and of the people when I assert that we will not only defend ourselves to the uttermost, but will make very certain that this form of treachery shall never endanger us again.” Next day congress had approved the declaration of war. Towards the end of world war two, United States looked to a new weapon known as the b-29 bomb that was dropped in Hiroshima and Nagasaki killing thousands of Japanese immediately. Many died of the deadliest radiation, and later the emperor of Japan Hirohito said that they would
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