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  • Veteran's biography: command
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    • [Elsie Seetoo with rifle, 1942]

    • 1942
    • Elsie Yuen Seetoo and a another soldier kneel on one knee while holding a rifle, demonstrating a basic training drill in Fall of 1942. This was part of her indoctrination into the Medical Service Training Unit for the Chinese Army.
    • WV0331 Elsie Chin Yuen Seetoo Papers
    • [Elsie Seetoo posing on charcoal truck, 1942]

    • 1942
    • Elsie Yuen Seetoo sits on a charcoal truck outside the headquarters of the Chinese Red Cross Medical Relief Corps in summer 1942. The vehicle has a red cross on the side, and behind it a large convoy of similar trucks can be seen.
    • WV0331 Elsie Chin Yuen Seetoo Papers
    • [Elsie Seetoo outside dormitory, 1942]

    • 1942
    • Elsie Yuen Seetoo, in uniform, sits against a rail outside her dormitory at the Chinese Medical Relief Corps and Emergency Medical Training School in Guiyang, China, in the summer or fall of 1942.
    • WV0331 Elsie Chin Yuen Seetoo Papers
    • [Letter from Lt. Jenny Lea to Mary Kate Bonds, 1942]

    • 1942-09-14
    • Letter from WAAC Jenny Lea, then stationed at Fort Des Moines, that convinced Mary Kate Bonds to join the military, dated 14 September 1942. Lea had just completed Officer Candidate School, and describes the difficulties and rewards of OCS,...
    • WV0415 Mary Kate Bonds Papers
    • [Medical Service Training Unit and plane, 1942]

    • 1942-12-25
    • The 12 members of the Medical Service Training Unit of the Emergency Medical Service Training School at Guiyang (formerly Kweiyang) prepare to be flown to India. The unit stands in front of an airplane at Kunming Airfield, China, on Christmas Day...
    • WV0331 Elsie Chin Yuen Seetoo Papers
    • [Anita G. Keller with mother in California, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Anita G. Keller poses with her mother while stationed in Miami, Florida, in 1943. Keller appears to be dressed in an olive-drab Women's Army Corps winter service uniform, light shade drab skirt, and service cap.
    • WV0140 Anita M. Keller Papers
    • [Elsie Seetoo outside clinic, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Elsie Yuen Seetoo stands in front of a clinic for Chinese soldiers at the Infantry Training Center operated by the U.S. Army outside Kunming, China, in late 1943.
    • WV0331 Elsie Chin Yuen Seetoo Papers
    • [Staff in tent at Ramgarh, India, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Elsie Yuen Seetoo (center) and Chinese Army Capt. Sze (right) read a Chinese-English conversation text for U.S. Army Lt. Marrie (left) in their tent facility at Ramgarh, India, in spring of 1943.
    • WV0331 Elsie Chin Yuen Seetoo Papers
    • [Irja Miriam Ripatte, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Headshot of Irja Miriam Ripatte wearing a WAVES service dress blue uniform and soft brimmed enlisted cap.
    • WV0351 Irja Miriam Ripatte Scrapbook
    • [Evelyn E. Horton and WAC drinking Coca-Cola, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Evelyn E. Horton (left) and a fellow WAC hold Coca-Colas, possibly at an officers' club, circa 1943. Both women wear WAC summer service uniforms. Army servicemen can be seen behind them.
    • WV0381 Evelyn E. Horton Papers, 1925 - 1948
    • [Evelyn E. Horton as Lady Liberty, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Evelyn E. Horton, dressed as the Statue of Liberty, performs in a play in 1943. Other actors in costume share the stage with her during a musical number.
    • WV0381 Evelyn E. Horton Papers, 1925 - 1948
    • [Company 10, 21 Regiment, Fort Oglethorpe, 1943]

    • 1943
    • WACs of Company 10, 21st Regiment, at Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, pose for a group portrait on 3 September 1943. The company was under the command of 2nd Lieutenant Florence S. Weil, pictured center (see also the Florence S. Weil Papers, WV0255). All...
    • WV0381 Evelyn E. Horton Papers, 1925 - 1948
    • [WAVES apartments in Bronx, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Apartment building where WAVES were billeted in Bronx, New York, near Hunter College, 1943.
    • WV0415 Mary Kate Bonds Papers

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