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WAVE With a Silhouette Of a Machine Gun

Portrait of a WAVE with a gun crew in the background
Description: Painting, Oil on Canvas; by John Falter; C. 1943; Unframed Dimensions 24H X 35W
Accession #: 45-127-O
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At Treasure Island in San Francisco, WAVES served as gunnery instructors, teaching sailors how to shoot anti-aircraft guns. Women received this specialized training at the Naval Training Station, Great Lakes, Illinois.

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  • Art
Wars & Conflicts
  • World War II 1939-1945
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