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See "Legend" at the upper left for description of what each uniform represents. Military Women, Military History, Military Fashion, Military Life, Ww2 Uniforms, Girls Uniforms, Military Uniforms, Lady Sovereign, Women's Army Corps

Láminas de Mujeres en Guerra (1939-1945)

Recopilación de láminas de uniformes de mujeres en la Guerra durante la Segunda Guerra Mundial (1939-1945).

1942 United States Navy WAVES officer’s uniform, wool and rayon, by Mainbocher, USA.I have this uniform in my closet. Ww2 Women, Military Women, Style Marin, My Style, 1940s Fashion, Vintage Fashion, Navy Uniforms, Military Uniforms, 1940s Woman

WAVE uniform

United States Navy (Mainbocher) - WAVES officer’s uniform - Wool, rayon - 1942, USA - Gift of Mrs. C.W. Vernon Jr. During World War Two, women of the U.S. Navy WAVES division wore uniforms designed by American-born couturier Mainbocher. Retired WAVE Joan Angel recalls that the uniform “gave me the bearing of a woman in whom great responsibilities were vested.” Each military service job taken by a woman was said to be “releasing a man to fight.” Photo by Irving Solero The Museum at FIT

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American Women: The Forgotten Heroes of WWII

In honor of Memorial Day, I thought I'd shed a little light on those courageous women of the 1940's who helped us not only to win WWII, but to change the course of history forever. Women were painted on the sides of B-52's and were plastered inside the lockers of many a soldier or sailor during…

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Boot Training

It was a big change for students Iowa State Teacher's College in fall of 1942. Imagine heading to campus and seeing a sea of uniforms. The Old Gold, the yearbook for the Iowa State Teachers College, showed how some of the residents in campus halls had changed, and how the Navy is keeping things "shipshape."…

WAVE Ensign Abigail Donohue demonstrates the Link Celestial Navigation Training device at NAS Quonset Point, Rhode Island. The photograph comes from the National Archives. National Archives, Rhode Island, Waves, Celestial, Reading, Wwii, Training, Link, Books

Celestial Navigation

WAVE Ensign Abigail Donohue demonstrates the Link Celestial Navigation Training device at NAS Quonset Point, Rhode Island. The photograph comes from the National Archives.

Kodachrome Girls: 40 Extraordinary Color Snapshots That Capture Everyday Women’s Style of the Young Fashion, 1940s Fashion, Vintage Fashion, Women's Fashion, Navy Military, Military Women, Military History, 1940s Dresses, Vintage Dresses

Straight Out Of The 40s | Found photos of Women | Glamour Daze

A time capsule of found photos of women in the 1940s. All snapped in magical Kodachtome color. They capture moments in time like no toher medium

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The Physical Exam

Ever wonder if you have what it takes to become a WAVE? Attached is the physical exam from August 21, 1942 for would-be WAVE officer Winnifred Quick. You'll note that her vision was perfect, she was 5'4" and weight 113 pounds. She was 30 years old at the time of her exam. Oh, and she…

 Here's the menu from Thanksgiving Day, 1944 at the Fleet Service Schools in Norfolk. The menu is a part of the collection at the Naval History and Heritage Command. Giblet Gravy, Fresh Ham, Candied Sweet Potatoes, Thousand Island Dressing, Baked Asparagus, Thousand Islands, Cranberry Sauce, Happy Thanksgiving, Wwii

Happy Thanksgiving!

Best wishes to you and your family! Here's the menu from Thanksgiving Day, 1944 at the Fleet Service Schools in Norfolk. The menu is a part of the collection at the Naval History and Heritage Command.

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Navy Haute Couture - Women & the American Story

This 1942 "New York Herald Tribune" article provides information about the creation of uniforms for the United States Navy’s WAVES program.

On July the WAVES became a World War II division of the U. Navy, and consisted entirely of women. The name was the acronym for "Women Accepted fo. Navy Careers, President Roosevelt, World War Ii, Wwii, Presidents, How To Become, Waves, Woman, Youtube

U.S. NAVY WAVES - Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service , WOMEN IN WWII 20284

On July 30, 1942, the WAVES became a World War II division of the U.S. Navy, and consisted entirely of women. The name was the acronym for "Women Accepted fo...

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