Pinnell, Inez Satterfield

Blazing a Trail in the Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps

“Why couldn’t I have been a boy so I could have enlisted in the service? I wonder why they don’t have a woman’s organization like they do for men? Little did I realize in a few months that very thought of a Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps was being discussed as something that would actually happen …” Read the personal account of one of the first women to enlist in the WAAC’s during WWII.  

Inez is second from right.

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