Photos of WWII Navy WAVES - Page 5

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Yeoman Third Class Betty Martin exiting the rear door of a 5/38 twin gun mount

Yeoman Third Class Betty Martin exiting the rear door of a 5"/38 twin gun mount, while touring the ship in an east coast port during Missouri's shakedown period, circa Aug 1944.

WAVES visit USS Mission Bay (CVE-59)

WAVES visit USS Mission Bay (CVE-59), 20 August 1944. In this view, they are receiving a tour of the ship's pilothouse from two of her crewmen.

Visiting WAVES examine aircraft propellers while they tour the USS Mission Bay

Visiting WAVES examine aircraft propellers while they tour the USS Mission Bay (CVE-59), 20 Aug 1944.

WAVES examine a 20mm anti-aircraft machine gun

Several WAVES examine a 20mm anti-aircraft machine gun, while visiting the USS Mission Bay (CVE-59) on 20 August 1944.

WAVES officers receive a guided tour of a blimp hangar

Naval Air Station, Lakehurst, New Jersey. WAVES officers receive a guided tour of a blimp hangar, circa 1944.

U.S. Navy WAVES officers are treated to some coffee while touring a blimp

U.S. Navy WAVES officers are treated to some coffee while touring a blimp at Naval Air Station, Lakehurst, New Jersey, during World War II.

WAVE officer demonstrating the use of an oxygen mask in the low pressure chamber

WAVE officer demonstrating the use of an oxygen mask in the low pressure chamber, prior to the beginning of an exercise.

WAVES in the low pressure chamber

WAVES in the low pressure chamber at the main dispensary at NAS Jacksonville, Florida, during a special run, 14 October 1943.

WAVES receive help putting on leather flight gear

WAVES receive help putting on leather flight gear, while preparing for an indoctrination "flight" in the chill chamber at the main dispensary at NAS Jacksonville, FL, Oct 1943.

WAVES in the chill chamber

WAVES in the chill chamber at the Station's main dispensary, for an indoctrination "flight", 15 October 1943.

WAVES put on oxygen masks in preparation for an indoctrination flight in the chill chamber

WAVES put on oxygen masks in preparation for an indoctrination "flight" in the chill chamber at the Station's main dispensary, 15 October 1943.

WAVES receive a briefing in preparation for an indoctrination flight in the chill chamber

WAVES receive a briefing in preparation for an indoctrination "flight" in the chill chamber at the Station's main dispensary, 15 October 1943.

WAVEs board a Douglas R4D-6 transport plane

WAVEs board a Douglas R4D-6 transport plane, while en route to Naval Air Station, Olathe, Kansas, 13 November 1944.

WAVES debarking from a bus

WAVES debarking from a bus, upon their arrival at NAS Banana River, Florida, 21 February 1944.

WAVES disembark from the NAS Barge

WAVES disembark from the NAS Barge, at the Naval Air Station, Anacostia, D.C. waterfront, 30 October 1943.