Women of World War II Videos




WAVES: Women in the Navy World War II Newsreel

This WWII newsreel showcases the Navy’s WAVES celebrating their 2nd birthday. In Iowa, WAVES help out with labor shortages on nearby farms, and at Hunter College in New York they participate in a formal review in front of Mayor La Guardia.


Black Women Serve as Nurses in World War II

Short film detailing the experiences of African-American women serving in the Army and Navy Nurse Corps during World War II, focusing on a contingent of black nurses sent overseas to care for black casualties.


Experiences of a Female Nurse during World War II

As World War II waged on, many women in the United States volunteered to do their part and support our troops by becoming nurses and medical support people in the war. Nurses played a vital role in helping care for the wounded and providing moral support to American troops.

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