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National Museum of the U.S. Navy


Recruitment and Training

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Recruitment and Training

This section houses imagery on the recruitment and training of Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service (WAVES) during World War II.

Other Resources:

NMUSN Women in the U.S. Navy Pamphlet

NHHC Women in the U.S. Navy Focus

Navy Art:  Recruiting Posters for Women from World War II

Image: 80-G-40692:   WAVES and SPARS Day, New York City, February 1943.  Official U.S. Navy photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.