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    • [ WASPs in the mud, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Dorothy Avery (left) and fellow WASPs Emy and Dottie stand in the mud at Avenger Field, Texas, circa 1943. Emy and Dottie wear "zoot suits"; the caption by Dorothy Avery reads "Muddy - nothing to do but play."
    • WV0204 Dorothy Avery Papers
    • [28th Replacement Depot office, Tacloban, Philippines, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Two servicemen cross the dirt road in front of Esther Gilbert's office at the 28th Replacement Depot in Tacloban, Leyte, Philippines, in 1945. (Photo taken from Esther Gilbert Scrapbook).
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [4th Replacement Depot office, Tacloban, Philippines, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Photo of the large tent structure which served as Esther Gilbert's office at the 4th Replacment Depot in Tacloban, Leyte, Philippines, in 1945. Servicemen and additional tents can be seen in the photo. (Photo taken from Esther Gilbert Scrapbook).
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [801st flight nurses, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Four flight nurses from the 801st evacuation squadron pose together in Guadalcanal in 1944.
    • WV0446 Helen Weant Papers
    • [801st flight nurses, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Six flight nurses from the 801st medical air evacuation transport squadron pose in an open airplane bay, circa 1944. All are wearing flight uniform coveralls. Pictured (clockwise from top-right) are: Terry Terrance, Loretta Ruggerio, Helen Hunter...
    • WV0446 Helen Weant Papers
    • [Aboriginal Australians in Queensland, 1945]

    • 1945-04
    • Photograph of three Aboriginal Australians in northern Queensland, in April 1945. (Photo taken from Esther Gilbert Scrapbook).
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Aerial photo quarters in Italy, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • An aerial photo of a base in Italy, 1944. The building on the left is Bernice Bonner and other Red Cross worker's villa. The building in the middle is the office villa. The building on the far right is a navy hospital.
    • WV0189 Bernice Bonner Papers
    • [Air Training Officers at Air Force Academy, Morning Drill, 1976]

    • 1976
    • Air Force Training Officers at Air Force Academy practice Morning Drill at 9 a.m. on the Terrazo in M-1951 Cold Weather Field Uniform with black gloves and winter hat. Yardley "Nelson" Hunter is front right. Cadets look on in background." Text on...
    • WV0503 Yardley Nelson Hunter Oral History
    • [ANC basic training unit, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Formal group photo of ANC basic training unit seated on stairs at Halloran General Hospital on Staten Island, New York, in 1943. Shirley Van Brakle is second from left in the back row. The nurses wear blue service uniforms with garrison caps.
    • WV0221 Shirley Van Brakle Papers
    • [ANC nurse getting ready for bed, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Fellow U.S. Army Air Forces evacuation nurse "Johnnie", in pajamas, prepares to bunk down in their barracks while stationed with the 803rd Air Evacuation Squadron in Chabua, India, circa 1944. Johnnie's bunk is covered with mosquito netting, and...
    • WV0096 Betty Berry Godin Papers
    • [ANC nurse in India, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • A U.S. Army Air Forces evacuation nurse, a friend of Betty Godin, sits on a fence in India, circa 1944.
    • WV0096 Betty Berry Godin Papers
    • [ANC nurses at Kents Cavern, England, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Army nurses (left to right) Shirley Van Brakle, Milly Collins, and Bernice Finch Kneller stand behind a sign for Kents Cavern at Torquay, England, while on leave circa 1945.
    • WV0221 Shirley Van Brakle Papers
    • [ANC nurses during live fire training, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • A group of Army nurses watch others crawl under a wire course during live fire training, circa 1943. The women wear field uniforms, helmets, and gas mask bags.
    • WV0221 Shirley Van Brakle Papers
    • [ANC nurses near tents, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Shirley Van Brakle (right) and fellow ANC nurses stand near tents while on a field exercise in 1943. All the women wear field uniforms with helmets.
    • WV0221 Shirley Van Brakle Papers

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