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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- SC-42644 WAVE’s WAVE’s Recruitment WAVE’s Recruitment Packet B: SPAR’s Marines WASP’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 Guam USO Women’s Land Army QuickTime™ an d a TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are need ed to see this p icture. QuickTime™ an d a TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are need ed to see this picture .
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