World War II era WAVES
Recreation, Leisure & Good Deeds (Part II)



This page features additional views of World War II era WAVES' leisure time activities.

Images of World War II era WAVES' leisure time activities

  • Recreation, Leisure & Good Deeds


    Click photograph for a larger image.

    Photo #: 80-G-27893

    Free theater tickets for World War II service personnel


    U.S. Navy WAVES and British Royal Navy sailors obtain free theater tickets from New York's Defense Recreation Committee, circa 1943.

    Official U.S. Navy Photograph, National Archives.

    Online Image: 79KB; 590 x 765

    Reproductions of this image may also be available through the National Archives photographic reproduction system.

     
    Photo #: 80-G-332967

    Surrender of Japan, 1945


    Choir rehersal at Naval Air Station, Beaufort, South Carolina, at the time it was announced that Japan had accepted the Allies' surrender terms, 14 August 1945.
    Hymn may be In the Garden, which is the title on sheet music held by the Seaman (WAVE) second from left in front row.

    Official U.S. Navy Photograph, National Archives.

    Online Image: 94KB; 740 x 615

    Reproductions of this image may also be available through the National Archives photographic reproduction system.

     
    Photo #: 80-G-332974

    Surrender of Japan, 1945


    Prayers of gratitude are offered during a choir rehersal at Naval Air Station, Beaufort, South Carolina, after it was announced that Japan had accepted the Allied surrender terms, 14 August 1945.
    Seaman (WAVE) second from left in front row holds music for the hymn In the Garden.

    Official U.S. Navy Photograph, National Archives.

    Online Image: 88KB; 740 x 615

    Reproductions may be available through the National Archives

     
    Photo #: 80-G-211163

    WAVES play "Acey-Deucey" in their quarters


    Photographed 1 September 1943.
    Players are (left to right): Vera Hoffman, Yeoman 3rd Class Harriet Slottee, Yeoman 3rd Class Pollyanna Persons and Emma Rose Higgs.

    Official U.S. Navy Photograph, National Archives.

    Online Image: 82KB; 740 x 610

    Reproductions may be available through the National Archives

     
    Photo #: 80-G-40493

    WAVES bowling


    At a World War II recreation facility, circa 1944.

    Official U.S. Navy Photograph, National Archives.

    Online Image: 95KB; 740 x 600

    Reproductions may be available through the National Archives

     
    Photo #: 80-G-K-3292 (Color)

    "Where did you get that hat??"

    WAVES at Naval Air Station, New Orleans, Louisiana, try on the newly-authorized Overseas Cap, while registering varying degrees of approval and disapproval, circa 1944-45.
    They are (from left to right): Yeoman 2nd Class Bernice Elliot; Yeoman 3rd Class Martha Dietlin; and Seaman 1st Class Kay Magee.

    Official U.S. Navy Photograph, National Archives.

    Online Image: 69KB; 740 x 590

    Reproductions may be available through the National Archives

     


    For higher resolution images see: Obtaining Photographic Reproductions





  • About Us | Privacy Policy | Webmaster | FOIA request | Navy.mil | This is a US Navy website