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Women's Army Corps (WAC) and Army Nurse Corps (ANC) Uniforms

Quartermaster Supply Catalog (Catalogue) dated 1st April 1944
 
Footwear
 
The following shoes stockings socks and leggings were available to members of the Womens Army Corps (WAC) and the
Army Nurse Corps (ANC)

SHOES, SERVICE, WOMEN’S, LOW.
Shoes, service, women’s, low, are stylish brown oxfords built for comfort. They have 1 1/2 ½-inch heels, rubber lifts and leather
soles.

SHOES, FIELD, WOMEN’S

A 4 1/2½-inch laced shoe, similar to the Army field shoe, in proper design for women. They have 1-inch rubber heels and full rubber
 soles.

SHOES, NURSE’S, BLACK
LIMITED STANDARD – To be issued until exhausted

Shoes, nurse’s, black, are serviceable oxfords with 1-3/4 ¾ inch heels, rubber lifts and leather soles.


SHOES, NURSE’S, WHITE

Shoes, nurse’s, white, are serviceable, leather oxfords with 1 1/2 ½-inch heels, rubber lifts and leather soles.


OVERSHOES, LOW, WOMEN’S
A storm rubber type overshoe which fits all three of the low types of shoes and is especially designed for long wear, having
reinforced toes and soles. The size of the rubber corresponds with the size of the shoes.

OVERSHOES, ARCTIC, WOMEN’S, 4-BUCKLE

An arctic type overshoe which will fit over the shoes, field, women’s and comes halfway up the leg for protection against snow and cold.  They are made of woven water-repellent, cashmerette upper and have rubber soles. The size of the overshoe corresponds with the size of the shoes.

OVERSHOES, ARCTIC, NURSE’S
LIMITED STANDARD – To be issued until exhausted

A rubber overshoe with zipper-type fastener, fleece-lined, low Cuban heel and square cuff top.


SHOES, FELT, WOMEN’S

Wool felt shoes, approximately 6 inches high, plain toe, blucher type with a red felt lining and felt outersole, heel, tongue, counter
and toe box.  They close with eyelets and laces and are worn with wool anklets in cold climates.

LEGGINGS, CANVAS, WOMEN’S

Leggings, canvas, women’s, are similar to the leggings worn by the enlisted men. They are for wear normally with the herringbone
twill trousers for protection in the field and against insects.

STOCKINGS, COTTON, BEIGE, WOMEN’S

A medium weight, mercerised lisle stocking. It is full-fashioned with 4 1/2 inch garter top and reinforced foot.

STOCKINGS, RAYON, WOMEN’S

A medium weight, viscose rayon stocking. It is full-fashioned with 4 1/2 inch garter top and reinforced foot.

STOCKINGS, WOOL, KNEE LENGTH, WOMEN’S

A medium weight, 75% wool 25% cotton stocking with cuff which can be turned up and worn over the knee if desired.  The heels
and toes are reinforced with spun nylon.

ANKLETS, WOOL, WOMEN’S
A medium weight, all-wool sock. English rib design with cuff. The heel and toes are reinforced with cotton.


STOCKINGS, WAC, ANKLET

LIMITED STANDARD – To be issued until exhausted


SOCKS, WOOL, SKI

A heavy weight sock for use with cold weather foot-gear.