Army & Navy - In This Total War

The bitter truth was out: recruiting for the WAC has been such a failure that officials last week admitted they were hopeless of filling their quota, figure they will be lucky to keep even a trickle of recruits coming in. War Department officials are afraid they may have got virtually all the women volunteers they ever will get. WAC aim for 1943 was an enrollment of 150.000. Present strength: a little over 60,000.

WAVES, who did just a little better than their quota, have also been getting a cold shoulder in recent months from U.S. women....

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