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									Images for Teachers:
  Women in WWII

     TAH, CREC
   November 4, 2010
Soldiers without Guns
Women in the American work force: Bertha Stallworth, age 21, inspects
40mm artillery cartridges at Frankford Arsenal during WWII. Source:
National Archives, 208-NP-1WW-1.
Norma Jean Dougherty= Marilyn Monroe
Packet A: WAC’s
"Somewhere in England, Maj. Charity E. Adams and Capt. Abbie N. Campbell,...inspect the first contingent of
Negro members of the Womens's Army Corps assigned to overseas service." 6888th Central Postal Directory
Bn. February 15, 1945. Holt 111-SC-20079.
Members of the 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion
take part in a parade ceremony in honor of

Joan d'Arc at the marketplace where she was burned at the stake.
May 27, 1945.Pfc. Stedman. 111-
WAVE’s Recruitment
WAVE’s Recruitment
Packet B: SPAR’s
Jeanne Lewellen Norbeck's "Baymates" from Avenger Field, Sweetwater, Texas, Wasp
Training Base 1944 In the photograph from left to right: Patricia Nethercutt (Weaver), Beryl
Owens (Paschich), Jimmie Parker (Rees), unknown, Jeanne L. Norbeck, and Frances Opavski.
WASP pilot Elizabeth L. Gardner at the window of her B-26 Marauder during
WWII.source: US National Archives
Nurses (POW’s)
The USS Comfort (AH-6), a Hospital Ship, was struck by a Japanese kamikaze suicide plane while in waters
offshore Okinawa, during the Battle of Okinawa, on April 28, 1945. There were at least 700 souls aboard, many
wounded in fight for Okinawa, all on their way to the hospital on Guam. The official records say that 28 died in
the attack, including six nurses, with 48 wounded. The ship suffered serious damage, but made it to port in
Women’s Land Army
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