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Today in World War II History—July 1, 1943

Recruiting poster for US Cadet Nurse Corps, WWII

Recruiting poster for US Cadet Nurse Corps, WWII

75 Years Ago—July 1, 1943: Congress changes WAAC (Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps) to WAC (Women’s Army Corps) effective 9/30/43.

Congress creates US Cadet Nurse Corps, which provides a free nursing education in exchange for military service.

First All-American Girls Professional Baseball League All-Star Game is played.

First night game played at Wrigley Field in Chicago, using temporary lights.

Recruiting poster for US Women's Army Corps, WWII

Recruiting poster for US Women’s Army Corps, WWII