Between 1942 and 1944, the US Army taught some judo to 20,000 members of the Women's Army Corps. For a description of the women's training in Florida, see http://www.iglou.com/neters/business...tonaauw3.shtml .

The National Archives and Records Administration ( http://www.nara.gov/nara/nail.html ) has film footage of women receiving additional training at Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia. Try the keyword "judo"; the film's NARA control number is NWDNM(m)-111-ADC-1182.