Hawaii War Records Depository HWRD 1331


Hawaii War Records Depository HWRD 1331

Reference Number






From back of print: The Women's Army Volunteer Corps passes in review before Major General H.T. Burgin, commanding general, Central Pacific Base Command, at the Iolani Palace Grounds, Honolulu, Hawaii, on July 2, 1945. Left to right, returning the salute of First Officer Mrs. Gayle B. Groo, who leads the WAVC, are: Mrs. Marjorie S. Breffeilh, WAVC field director; General Burgin; and Brigadier General Wayne C. Smith, chief of staff, CPBC. The WAVC, with ten regiments of the Territory's Organized Defense Volunteers, was released from military control on 4 July 1945. Members of the WAVC donated their services driving, clerking, typing, etc. as their contribution to the war effort, providing these services to the army without compensation from 1942 to 1945.

Extent (Pages, Duration, Dimensions)

25.5 x 21 cm

Is Part Of

Hawaii War Records Depository, Archives & Manuscripts Department, University of Hawaii at Manoa Library


It is the responsibility of the user to determine any copyright restrictions, obtain written permission, and pay any fees necessary for the reproduction or proposed use of the material. Please contact the Archives & Manuscripts Department for further information.