Women's Army Core (WACs) marching at Chanute, 1945
Between 1940-1945, Chanute Field (Rantoul, IL) trained 200,000 soldiers. The Women's Army Air Corps School was established at Chanute in early 1944. Pictured is a company of WACs marching during the closing months of World War II.
Image published in the Courier, May 15, 1977, accompanying a series about the history of Chanute Air Force Base.
From Box 534, folder: "Training Activities--1917-1941"
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