~ 2nd Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps Flag ~
This squared flag is yellow with velvet decorations and yellow/pink tassels. The top edge has a red banner that reads “2nd W.A.A.C T.C”, on the lower edge it reads “Daytona Beach, FLA.”.
At the centre two depictions of women Army soldiers. One holding a rifle ready to battle to the left, one walking away from what appears to be a barracks to the right. At the centre is an eagle sat atop the centre of an American flag shield, the W.A.A.C badge places at the centre.
The Women’s Army Corps (WAC) was the women’s branch of the United States Army. It was created as an auxiliary unit, the Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) on 15 May 1942 by Public Law 554, and converted to full status as the WAC on 1 July 1943. Its first director was Oveta Culp Hobby, a prominent society woman in Texas.The WAC was disbanded in 1978, and all units were integrated with male units.
~ Dimensions ~
The flag measures 20 inches by 20 inches (50.8 cm).
~ Condition ~
Some of the velvet decoration has started to fade. There is no tearing, ripping or major damage to the flag.