HISTORY 1941 - 1945 World War II Through 1949
Anne A. Lentz
Colonel Ruth Cheney Streeter
Spring of 1943
All-American Girls Base Ball League (AAGBBL)
With the United States deeply involved in World War II, the AAGPBL was established to provide entertainment and boost the nation’s morale. Highlighted a few of the Marines who participated in the ground-breaking AAGPBL.
Native Women Marines
25 January 1945
First detachment of five officers and 160 enlisted women Marines arrives in Hawaii for duty.
1 September 1946
Demobilization procedures for women called for the mandatory resignation or discharge of all Women Reserves to be completed by 1 September 1946.
4 November 1948