ARMY: She-Soldiers

Though they will carry no guns, take no part in combat, U.S. women will soon be in the war as professional soldiers. They will wear Army uniforms, get Army pay, be subject to Army discipline. Their jobs: cooks, waitresses, mechanics, gardeners, chauffeurs, clerks, secretaries—all the behind-scenes tasks which now occupy soldiers more needed in the field.

A bill introduced in Congress by Massachusetts' Edith Nourse Rogers, with the approval of the War Department, will permit women to join the Army, provided only that they are 21 to 45 years old, in good health...

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