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NH 97519 "WAVE Specialists study Link Celestial Navigation"

Photo #: NH 97519  "WAVE Specialists study Link Celestial Navigation"
Title: "WAVE Specialists study Link Celestial Navigation"
Description: Photo #: NH 97519 WAVE Specialists study Link Celestial Navigation 'Celestial pathfinders' for other WAVES to follow, 70 Specialists (Teachers) of the Women's Reserve ... are now undergoing a 10-weeks course at Navy Link Celestial Navigation Trainer Operators and Maintenance Schools in two widely-separated Naval Air Stations Quonset Point, R.I., and Seattle, Wash. Upon graduation, they will be qualified to hand along their knowledge to future Navy airmen. Seen here studying the Earth's relation to the celestial sphere at NAS Seattle are Specialists (T) 2nd Class Ruth Ingerslew, Patricia Baldwin and Sally King. Quoted text and other information is from the original caption released with this photograph effective 23 July 1945. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval History and Heritage Command.
Catalog #: NH 97519
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