Why the US Military printed women on the MPC's

A fun article (Google Translate) from Die Welt about women on US banknotes. Women? Wasn't Martha Washington the only woman ever on a US banknote? Yes, but the Military Payment Certificates (MPC's) which were used by US soldiers between 1946 and 1973 did have women on them. Some even looked very familiar...

More banknote stories from Die Welt can be found here.

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Steven Wednesday 15 October 2014 at 09:25 am | | links
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