WAAC


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WAAC

abbr.
Women's Army Auxiliary Corps

WAAC

(wæk)
(formerly) n acronym for
1. (Military) Women's Army Auxiliary Corps
2. (Military) Also called: waac a member of this corps
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Giving evidence on behalf of her friend, the WAAC smilingly told the Stipendiary that they were skitted at times, and added "that when one was alone, one had to put up with these little things.
Mona, who became the first chief controller of the WAAC, paved the way for women in the military, with many going on to play a major role during World War II and all subsequent conflicts.
The preface to the catalogue for the Exhibition of National War Pictures that followed victory in 1945, the last official Ministry of Information war art exhibition, emphasised the achievements of the WAAC scheme and reiterated that artists had been expected to witness the events they recorded.
In May 1918 during an air raid in Abbeville, France, nine WAAC personnel were killed - and three WAACs received the Military Medal for bravery as a result of their rescue efforts during the raid.
She was featured in the uniform of the Women's Auxiliary Army Corps - a WAAC - above the words:
12]) to a woman at the center of personnel policy making ("They seem to view me as the final authority on WAAC, and when I say something they all accept it in a way that scares me to death" [p.
By the end of the war the WAAC had amassed around 5,500 works which it distributed to public collections around the country in 1947.
The WAAC was the precursor to the Women's Army Corps (WAC), established in 1944 during the height of fighting in Europe.
WAAC accounts for the corporation's capital structure, including the cost of both equity and debt.
One of its primary endeavours was to continue the spirit of the WAAC into the twenties.
As one newspaper touted of the birth of the WAAC, or the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps:(3)