Find your subject
in our database of
Spark your creativity...
an impressive essay!
World War II was the largest and most violent armed conflict in the history of mankind. It has affected millions of people around the world both, directly and indirectly.
Even though half of a century separates us from the unforgettable event, it left horrible memories especially in those who saw, felt and experienced World War II which was waged on land, on sea, and in the air all over the earth for approximately six years. Whether it's a battle, hospital, or holocaust, there are so many stories from the survivors, who can teach us not only about the profession of arms, but also about military preparations, global strategies and combined operations in the coalition war against fascism.
My interviewee went through a lot during World War II and sharing her amazing story left me evaluating her words for a long time, rethinking and still not willing to imagine the pain. She was one of the 150,000 American woman served in the Women's Army Corps during the war years. They were one of the first ones to serve in the ranks of the United States Army. She recalls being teased a lot about being a young woman in a uniform but was very proud of it. Women finally were given the opportunity to make a major contribution to the national affair, especially a world war. It started with a meeting in1941 of Congresswoman Edith Nourse Rogers and General George Marshall, who was the Army's Chief of Staff. Rogers asked General to intro
Names mentioned in this term paper
Elizabeth Plancher, Elizabeth, Congresswoman Edith Nourse Rogers, George Marshall,
Organizations referenced in this paper
Women's Army Corps, Women's Army Auxiliary Corps, United States Army, Army, congress,
Locations included in this paper
Keywords mentioned in this paper
World War II, war effort, corps, United States Army, Army Corps, the world war, American society, Edith Nourse Rogers, the american war, American woman, young woman, combined operations, George Marshall, moral values, skilled workers, military service, interviewee, happy, General, Congresswoman, waitresses, stenographers, prostitute, preparations, clerks, librarians, holocaust, memories, auditions, dedication, coalition, first ones, shoes, never understand, pain, rumors, all americans, sharing, strategies, step, main, front lines, handling, global, hospital, beliefs, paper, meeting, special, large,