Photos of WWII Navy WAVES - Page 4

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WAVES sharpen their aim with bows and arrows

WAVES sharpen their aim with bows and arrows at a wartime recreation facility, circa 1943-45.

WAVES serve as cheerleaders

Naval Air Station, Ottumwa, Iowa. WAVES serve as cheerleaders for the Air Station's football team, Oct 1943.

Seaman 2nd Class Eleanor Fern Hancock (center) and Seaman 2nd Class Nelda Jeanne Roark enjoy a day in the field with dogs and shotguns

Seaman 2nd Class Eleanor Fern Hancock (center) and Seaman 2nd Class Nelda Jeanne Roark enjoy a day in the field with dogs and shotguns, during a break in their training at the Yeoman Training School, Cedar Falls, Iowa, circa 1944-45. Shotguns include a pump action and a semi-automatic model.

WAVES yeoman students take time out from classes to roll a big snow ball

WAVES yeoman students take time out from classes to roll a big snow ball on the Iowa State College campus, circa 1944.

U.S. Navy WAVES and British Royal Navy sailors obtain free theater tickets

U.S. Navy WAVES and British Royal Navy sailors obtain free theater tickets from New York's Defense Recreation Committee, circa 1943.

Choir rehersal at Naval Air Station, Beaufort, South Carolina

Choir rehersal at Naval Air Station, Beaufort, South Carolina, at the time it was announced that Japan had accepted the Allies' surrender terms, 14 August 1945.

Prayers of gratitude are offered during a choir rehersal at Naval Air Station, Beaufort, South Carolina

Prayers of gratitude are offered during a choir rehersal at Naval Air Station, Beaufort, South Carolina, after it was announced that Japan had accepted the Allied surrender terms, 14 August 1945.

WAVES play Acey-Deucey in their quarters

WAVES play "Acey-Deucey" in their quarters, 1 September 1943.

WAVES bowling at a World War II recreation facility

WAVES bowling at a World War II recreation facility, circa 1944.

WAVES try on the newly-authorized Overseas Cap

WAVES at Naval Air Station, New Orleans, Louisiana, try on the newly-authorized Overseas Cap, circa 1944-45.

WAVES and sailors from Naval Air Station, New Orleans, Louisiana

Pharmacist's Mate 1st Class Jackie Welsh depetals a flower to settle an ageless question of romance, as Signalman 2nd Class Harold Howey records the event on film. Witnesses are Pharmacist's Mate 3rd Class Anna Welsh (left) and Aviation Machinist's Mate 2nd Class Evalyne Olsen. All four are stationed at Naval Air Station, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Personnel from Naval Air Station, New Orleans, Louisiana, on liberty in a public park

Personnel from Naval Air Station, New Orleans, Louisiana, on liberty in a public park.

Sailors and WAVES from Naval Air Station, New Orleans, Louisiana, enjoy a boat ride while on leave

Sailors and WAVES from Naval Air Station, New Orleans, Louisiana, enjoy a boat ride while on leave. It appears that the girls are doing all the work.

WAVES of the Bureau of Supplies and Accounts help wrap Christmas presents for Navy and Marine Corps convalescents at the Bethesda Naval Hospital, Maryland

WAVES of the Bureau of Supplies and Accounts help wrap Christmas presents for Navy and Marine Corps convalescents at the Bethesda Naval Hospital, Maryland, circa 1944.

Two WAVES look out through the armored rear door of a twin gun mount while visiting the USS Missouri (BB-63)

Two WAVES look out through the armored rear door of a 5"/38 twin gun mount, while visiting the USS Missouri (BB-63) in an east coast port during her shakedown period, circa August 1944.