Photo #: 80-G-206022
Naval Air Station, Jacksonville, Florida
WAVES in the low pressure chamber at the Station's main dispensary, during a special run, 14 October 1943.
Simulated altitude for this test is between 18,000 and 30,000 feet.
The WAVE officer appears to be assisting with the adjustment of oxygen masks, prior to the beginning of the exercise.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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15 February 2001