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  • Item description: soldiers
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    • [Betty Berry Godin carrying gas mask, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Betty Berry Godin carries her gas mask satchel while stationed in India, 1943-1944. She is wearing the Army Nurse Corps flight utility suit and hat. Behind her are two soldiers in overcoats and helmets.
    • WV0096 Betty Berry Godin Papers
    • [Army bivouac in New Guinea, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Picture of an army bivouac in New Guinea, as seen in 1943 or 1944. Soldiers set up tents and cots under palm trees. A servicewoman stands in the foreground with her back to the camera.
    • WV0269 Carrie Radnik Collection, 1942-1945, 2003
    • [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
    • [WACs off duty in South Pacific, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Ethel Palma, along with fellow WACs and male Army soldiers, sunbathe at an unidenified locale in the Pacific theatre, circa 1944.
    • WV0022 Ethel LeBlanc Palma Papers
    • [WACs dancing with the troops, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Overhead photo of soldiers and their dates at a dance, circa 1944. Back of the photo indicates "A dead tired Curtis [far left] 'presses on' for the troops!"
    • WV0092 Mildred Curtis Scott Papers
    • [Lucy Slade Libby holds Japanese surrender flag, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Lucy Slade Libby and a corpsman pose with a Japanese surrender flag in front of the headquarters of the 176th Station Hospital in Saipan, circa 1944. Libby, wearing an ANC hospital uniform, indicates in her caption that Japanese soldiers would...
    • WV0328 Lucy Slade Libby Papers
    • [Sign for Australian officers club in New Guinea, 1945]

    • 1944
    • Jean Holdridge Reeves, another Red Cross worker and three soldiers stand in front of a Salvation Army sign in New Guinea in spring 1945. The sign, presumably for the Australian officers club, reads "Make Yourself At Home: Hop In!"
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • Mine eyes have seen the glory [1944]

    • 1944
    • Recruiting poster for the Women's Army Corps (WAC) during World War II. Illustration by Schlaikjer features WAC in the foreground surrounded by silhouettes of soldiers and bomber planes. 20 inches x 28 inches.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • [Letter from Catherine Katopes to siblings, 30 January 1944]

    • 1944-01-30
    • Discusses taking girls to the base clinic; performing inspections; serving gigs; the barracks "date room" new tennis and volleyball courts; assigning kitchen patrol; a WAC marriages; male soldiers' opinion of WACs; an altercation with a captain;...
    • WV0122 Catherine G. Katopes Papers
    • [Letter from Catherine Cox to Bob, 1944]

    • 1944-03-10
    • Kay Cox gives a lengthy description of the physical and emotional state of wounded soldiers returning from overseas to Stark Hospital in Charleston, S.C. She informs Bob that they say conditions in Italy are horrific and that England is a...
    • WV0366 Catherine "Kay" Cox Letters, 1940-1968
    • [Letter from Catherine Katopes to Elva, 1944]

    • 1944-07-16
    • Katopes discusses running into a friend in Washington; establishing a new detachment that male soldiers resent; new WAC off-duty uniforms; having African-American cooks in the mess hall; a Women's Reserve Lounge in the Peabody Hotel in Memphis; and...
    • WV0122 Catherine G. Katopes Papers
    • [WACs assisting paratroopers, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Privates Thea Coates, Mattie Turner, and Francis Cockran, members of the WAC detachment of the Parachute School, assist soldiers in dropping an equipment bundle from the door of an army transport plane over Fort Benning, Georgia. Photo by U.S. Army...
    • WV0034 Reva Ingram Fortune Papers

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