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By Françoise Barnes Bonnell,Ronald Kevin Bullis,Gwen Bingham

the images taken by means of Charlotte T. McGraw, the professional Women’s military Corps photographer in the course of global conflict II, supply the only so much finished visible list of the nearly 140,000 girls who served within the U.S. military in the course of the battle. This selection of a hundred and fifty of McGraw’s photographs contains images made in Africa, in England on the headquarters of the eu Theater of Operations, in Asia and the Pacific, and in army hospitals within the United States.

Serving from July 1942 to August 1946, Captain McGraw supplied greater than 73,000 images to the struggle division Bureau of Public Affairs. Her photos have been released within the manhattan instances, ny bring in Tribune, and utilized by the linked Press and the United Press, in addition to in recruiting posters, handouts and informational pamphlets, and within the hottest magazines of the period reminiscent of Time, Colliers, Women’s domestic spouse, Parade, Saturday night publish, and Mademoiselle.

Françoise Barnes Bonnell is the director of the U.S. military Women’s Museum, fortress Lee, Virginia. lately retired from the us military Reserve as a lieutenant colonel, she has taught background in different faculties and universities.

Ronald ok. Bullis writes, teaches, and conducts seminars on legislations, social concerns, cultural historical past and images, expert ethics, and psychotherapy. His most modern publication is Hopewell and town Point.

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