Photos of WWII Navy WAVES - Page 2

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WAVES march out of Morrill Hall after a class

Naval Training Center, Stillwater, Oklahoma. WAVES march out of Morrill Hall after a class, March 1943. They are wearing raincoats and havelocks, presumably for the benefit of the photographer, as the sky is clear.

WAVES Officers march to school on Garden Street in Cambridge, Massachusetts

WAVES Officers march to school on Garden Street in Cambridge, Massachusetts, circa 1943. From January 1943, women were trained as Navy Supply Corps officers at Harvard University and Radcliff College, both located in Cambridge.

Naval Reserve Midshipmen's School final graduating class

Naval Reserve Midshipmen's School (WR), Northampton, Massachusetts. Parade of members and officers of the school's final graduating class, December 1944.

WAVES Petty Officers wearing their new rating badges after completion of specialized training

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.

WAVE Yeoman Class

WAVE Yeoman Class, Naval Training Center, Women's Reserve, The Bronx, New York (Hunter College). Graduation photograph, circa summer 1943.

WAVE Recruit Company

WAVE Recruit Company, photographed during World War II.

Members of the first class of WAVES to graduate from the Aviation Metalsmith School

Members of the first class of WAVES to graduate from the Aviation Metalsmith School, at the Naval Air Technical Training Center, Norman, Oklahoma, 30 July 1943.

Bunk inspections pay special attention to corners

Bunk inspections pay special attention to corners, as this WAVE trainee knows.

A WAVE gets her shots from a Navy doctor

A WAVE gets her "shots" from a Navy doctor, as nurses stand by. Photographed prior to January 1945.

WAVE Seaman reads a letter from home

WAVE Seaman reads a letter from home, circa 1943-45.

Yeoman 3rd Class Ellen Figg, USNR(W) poses by the entrance to the Old Capitol Grounds, Milledgeville, Georgia

Yeoman 3rd Class Ellen Figg, USNR(W) poses by the entrance to the Old Capitol Grounds, Milledgeville, Georgia, while attending the Naval Training School, Yeoman-W, in that city during World War II.

Seaman Anna Carlson, USNR(W)

Seaman Anna Carlson, USNR(W) on the grounds of the Naval Training School, Yeoman-W, Milledgeville, Georgia, during World War II.

WAVES practice marksmanship at an indoor range

WAVES practice marksmanship at an indoor range at Treasure Island Naval Base, California, 11 February 1943. Their pistols are High Standard Model B types.

WAVES relaxing in their room

WAVES relaxing in their rooms at Quarters "D", Washington, D.C., circa 1944. One is reading a copy of "Our Navy" magazine.

WAVES at home in their new quarters in a Washington, DC, apartment house

WAVES at "home" in their new quarters in a Washington, D.C., apartment house, 11 February 1943.