Monthly Archive: August 2017

WAVES Officers Marching to School in Cambridge

WAVES Officers Marching to School in Cambridge

WAVES Officers march to school in Cambridge, Massachusetts, circa 1943. They are marching on Garden Street, through its intersection with Chauncy Street. Beginning in January 1943, women were trained as Navy Supply Corps officers at Harvard University and Radcliff College,…
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WAVES Petty Officers Wearing New Rating Badges

WAVES Petty Officers Wearing New Rating Badges

WAVES Petty Officers wearing their new rating badges after completion of specialized training, circa 1943. Rates represented in this group include (from left to right): Specialist (Teacher), Specialist (Photographer), Aviation Metalsmith, Aviation Machinist’s Mate, Aerographer’s Mate and Yeoman. Photo size:…
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