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    • [Air Force personnel arrive in Iraq, 2003]

    • 2003-09-07
    • U.S. Air Force personnel, all wearing three-color camouflage desert combat uniforms, take a break after arriving in Iraq in 2003. Several sit on duffel bags and other forms of luggage. In the background a generator, several structures, supplies,...
    • WV0400 Ingrid Ruffin 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
    • [Base Exchange in Iraq, 2003]

    • 2003
    • Photo taken from a radar hill showing the large tented structure serving as the base exchange [BX] and surrounding buildings at a United States military installation in Iraq. Several high mobility multipurpose wheeled vehicles [HMMWV/Humvee], cargo...
    • WV0400 Ingrid Ruffin Papers
    • [Blanche Berrier Brinkley outside building, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Blanche Berrier Brinkley, in Navy Nurse Corps blue uniform with garrison hat, poses outside a wooden building in 1943. Several bicycles are parked on the porch.
    • WV0384 Blanche Berrier Brinkley Papers
    • [Diary of F. Dewitt, 1943-1944]

    • 1943
    • F. Dewitt was a nurse in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps during the Second World War. She served in North Africa during the Allied invasion of Italy. Her diary details her service in Morocco and Tunisia (where she worked as an emergency nurse in several...
    • WV0245 F. Dewitt Diary
    • [Esther Gilbert overlooking Subic Bay, Philippines, 1945]

    • 1945-11
    • Esther Gilbert, in the foreground and looking to her right, sits on a hill overlooking Subic Bay, Philippines, in November 1945. Clearly visible are the Red Cross insignia on Gilbert's lapel and several military vessels sailing in the bay behind...
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [French and American officers review Paris parade, 1945]

    • 1945-05
    • Several American and French officers stand at attention while they review a passing Paris parade on the Champs-Elysées in May 1945. The parade celebrated the third anniversary of women in the army in the U.S. Pictured, left to right, are: a...
    • WV0466 Florence Beatrice O'Brien Broomfield Photographs
    • [Gloria Carlson during a bivouac in Germany, circa 1952]

    • 1952
    • WAC Gloria Carlson stands next to a tent at an army encampment outside of Heidelberg, Germany, while on a bivouac exercise. Carlson is wearing an army field jacket, trousers, and a M-1 steel helmet. A pile of rations can be seen at her feet,...
    • WV0469 Therese M. Lambert Oral History
    • [Hat toss after graduation parade, 1978]

    • 1978
    • The Fifth Squadron toss their hats at the end of the parade to celebrate their graduation from Officer Training School at Lackland Air Force Base in 1978. Behind them, several units still in formation can be seen.
    • WV0403 Kathryn Wirkus Papers
    • [Inside WAC barracks, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Rows of twin beds and footlockers inside a women's Army Air Forces barracks, circa 1943. Uniforms hang against the wall, while several women can be seen laying on beds at the far end of the room.
    • WV0138 June Neely Baker Papers
    • [Jo Plumb in Patton Barracks, circa 1952]

    • 1952
    • WAC Jo Plump sits on a cot listening to a Zenith Model 8G005Y Trans-Oceanic Radio at Patton Barracks in Heidelberg, Germany. A pack of cigarettes, a lighter, a Pepsi drinking glass, and several other items can be see on the cabinet supporting the...
    • WV0469 Therese M. Lambert Oral History
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her parents, 1945]

    • 1945-04-03
    • Pozyck describes her Filipino patient ward, including a former Japanese prisoner who tells of "the atrocities of the Japs" and mentions updates on several friends.
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • [Letter from Catherine Katopes to family, 20 Nov 1943]

    • 1943-11-20
    • Katopes writes that Washington still has not assigned her anywhere, and mentions several things she hopes for in her next assignment. She provides Johnny with advice on being promoted in the Army, and notes that some stripes are earned while...
    • WV0122 Catherine G. Katopes Papers
    • [Letter from Catherine Katopes to friend Ginny, 1944]

    • 1944-09-23
    • Katopes talks of the Army shifting people to various countries and hopes for a good assignment for her friend. She provides a list of folks assigned to a base in Florida, mentions several that have received overseas assignments, and mentions rumors...
    • WV0122 Catherine G. Katopes Papers
    • [Letter from Dorothy Avery to Eunice, circa 1943]

    • 1943-11
    • Avery describes doing stalls, steep turns, and shot landings during flight training at Mather Field, California, and mentions top speeds of 350 to 450 mph. She notes that several men are now in their class training. She hopes she is able to...
    • WV0204 Dorothy Avery Papers
    • [Letter from Dorothy Avery to Mary, 1943]

    • 1943-06
    • Avery has had a successful first solo flight and wanted to celebrate, but decided to stay in Sweetwater instead. She notes that everyone is tense and wondering who will wash out; several WASPs released their tensions by going out during the...
    • WV0204 Dorothy Avery Papers
    • [Letter from friend Marie to Catherine Katopes, 1944]

    • 1944-09-25
    • Katopes' friend Marie writes from France, but describes her recent stay in England including buzz bombs, daily activities, and sightseeing. Marie describes the more primitive conditions after arriving in France, and talks of learning how to...
    • WV0122 Catherine G. Katopes Papers
    • [Letter from Glory Hancock to her family, 1 July 1918]

    • 1918-07-01
    • Hancock writes about her trip aboard ship back to base and mentions several famous individuals she has met, including Lady Chetwynd, Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari, and Captain A. Radclyffe Dugmore.
    • WV0181 Glory Hancock Letters
    • [Letter from Janet Muriel Mead to her mother, 26 August 1944]

    • 1944-08-26
    • Mead describes several inspections and a military review parade, and expresses pride at the admiration shown by civilians and military observing. She also tells of her roommates and how being in the navy is teaching them to show consideration for...
    • WV0389 Janet Muriel Mead Letters, 1940 - 1955

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