in the early 1950s programs were started to issue dog-tags to children. There was concern that in the event of a surprise atomic attack it would be difficult to identify the millions of children killed while at school.
Soldaderas - Women in the Army "Woman (sic) had traditionally follwed their husbands in armies of Mexico to fed and care for them . Those that followed the revolutionaries into battle were called soldaderas, often fought with their husbands as well .They were celebrated in folk songs, such as "La Adelita"." -- tacosnachosburritos via Flickr