World War II era WAVES
Aviation Environment Indoctrination



This page features views of World War II era WAVES taking part in demonstrations of the aviation environment.

Images of World War II WAVES touring Navy ships Ship and Aviation Orientation

Overivew images of WAVES of the World War II Overview and Special Images


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Photo #: 80-G-206021

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 demonstrating the use of an oxygen mask, prior to the beginning of the exercise.

Official U.S. Navy Photograph, National Archives.

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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, National Archives.

Online Image: 103KB; 740 x 610

Reproductions may be available through the National Archives

 
Photo #: 80-G-206023

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.
Note observer behind the porthole, just above the WAVE Ensign's head.

Official U.S. Navy Photograph, National Archives.

Online Image: 108KB; 740 x 615

Reproductions may be available through the National Archives

 
Photo #: 80-G-206024

Naval Air Station, Jacksonville, Florida


WAVES receive help putting on leather flight gear, while preparing for an indoctrination "flight" in the chill chamber at the Station's main dispensary, 15 October 1943.

Official U.S. Navy Photograph, National Archives.

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Reproductions may be available through the National Archives

 
Photo #: 80-G-206025

Naval Air Station, Jacksonville, Florida


WAVES in the chill chamber at the Station's main dispensary, for an indoctrination "flight", 15 October 1943.

Official U.S. Navy Photograph, National Archives.

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Reproductions may be available through the National Archives

 
Photo #: 80-G-206027

Naval Air Station, Jacksonville, Florida


WAVES put on oxygen masks in preparation for an indoctrination "flight" in the chill chamber at the Station's main dispensary, 15 October 1943.
Note leather flight gear worn by all.

Official U.S. Navy Photograph, National Archives.

Online Image: 116KB; 740 x 615

Reproductions may be available through the National Archives

 
Photo #: 80-G-206028

Naval Air Station, Jacksonville, Florida


Sailor helps a WAVE put on an oxygen mask, during preparations for an indoctrination "flight" in the chill chamber at the Station's main dispensary, 15 October 1943.
Note leather flight gear.

Official U.S. Navy Photograph, National Archives.

Online Image: 115KB; 600 x 765

Reproductions may be available through the National Archives

 
Photo #: 80-G-206029

Naval Air Station, Jacksonville, Florida


WAVES receive a briefing in preparation for an indoctrination "flight" in the chill chamber at the Station's main dispensary, 15 October 1943.
Note leather flight gear worn by all.

Official U.S. Navy Photograph, National Archives.

Online Image: 107KB; 740 x 615

Reproductions may be available through the National Archives

 


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