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National Museum of the U.S. Navy

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WAVES Training

This page features Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service (WAVES) at various training facilities within the United States during World War II

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NMUSN Women in the U.S. Navy Pamphlet

NHHC Women in the U.S. Navy Focus

Image:  80-G-471672:   U.S. Navy Radio School, Madison, Wisconsin, February 1943.  WAVES at Radio School, Madison, Wisconsin, march past New Union Theatre.  Official U.S. Navy photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.