By 1944 the newly hatched WAC’s was actually a gen-u-ine part of Uncle Sam’s Army, not merely an auxiliary like its earlier incarnation the WAAC’s. After much debate, in July of 1943 FDR had signed a bill changing the name of the Women’s Auxiliary Army Corp (WAAC) to Women’s Army Corp (WAC), making it part of the Army Reserves.
William Windom (September 28, 1923 – August 16, 2012) was an American actor. He served in the United States Army in the European Theater of Operations in World War II, as a paratrooper with Company B, 1st Battalion 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division.
Alan Walbridge Ladd (September 3, 1913 – January 29, 1964) was an American actor and film and television producer. Ladd served in the United States Army Air Force's First Motion Picture Unit during WWII. After initially being classified 4-F in World War II due to stomach problems, Ladd begin military service in January of 1943. He attaining the rank of corporal. But in mid-November 1943, he was given an honorable medical discharge due to an ulcer and double hernia.