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Description: Six female flight nurses pose outdoors. The women wear bathing suits and hold life vests around their necks at the at Alameda Naval Air Strip during Aquati...

Date: 1943 ca.

Description: Six female flight nurses in a swimming pool during aquatic training at the at Alameda Naval Air Strip. Four of the women are in a raft, and two women are i...

Date: 1965-12 

Description: Anti-aircraft crew that was said to have downed 14 American planes during four days in December, 1965. This propaganda photograph was released by a Hanoi...

Date: 1944 

Description: Dorothy Mosher climbing into a biplane. She wears leather pants and jacket.

Wisconsin World War II Stories: The Struggle

Using primary source WWII recruitment posters helps students to understand World War II

Date: 1958 

Description: Meeting of the 26th of July Movement in Oriente Province during the Cuban Revolution. Vilma Espin and Fidel Castro crouch over a map spread on the ground....

Date: 1945-03 

Description: Two nurses, Leona Jackson, left, and Mary Rose Harrington Nelson, right, return to Guam after being imprisoned in Los Banos, Philippines, for over two year...

Date: 1962 

Description: Women train with rifles in a village near the Laotion border in the mountain region of Vietnam. A group of about 25 women are lined up in two rows standing...

Learn about the women of Wisconsin, and their lives during the Civil War.

Wisconsin World War II Stories: The Struggle

In this lesson students analyze military service record envelopes from Racine County

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Description: Five women dressed in WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) uniforms saluting and carrying suitcases, probably at the University of Wiscon...

Date: 1945-02 

Description: A female flight nurse during flight training with patients. She leans over the patient in a bunk bed to place a mask. The student is wearing a heavy leathe...

Photograph

Coconuts

Date: 1943-11-05 

Description: Lieutenant Jeanette Loree of East Lansing, Michigan (left) and Lieutenant Dorothy Watts of Jackson, Michigan (right), pose with a coconut and its husk. A b...

Date: 1961-06-15 

Description: Pfc. Richard Sroda, a public information specialist with the 32nd Division, was the photographer and Sp4 David Gordon, public information specialist for th...

Date: 1958 

Description: Meeting of the 26th of July Movement in the woods of Oriente Province during the Cuban Revolution. Fidel Castro, Juan Almeida Bosque and Vilma Espin crouch...

Date: 1944 

Description: WAVES Unnumbered Design, "Mother and Daughter." The poster features a proud mother with her arm around her daughter, who is in naval uniform. In the backgr...

Date: 1945-02 

Description: Gwen Jensen, a female flight nurse, poses for a photograph during flight training at Alameda Naval Air Strip. In an anoxic faint chamber, used to simulate...

Date: 1944 

Description: WAVES Design No. 2, "WAVE and Sailors." The poster features a woman in a naval uniform, with two sailors standing behind her. WAVES is the acronym for Wome...

Date: 1966 

Description: Propaganda photograph released by the Vietnam News Agency-Hanoi on March 10, 1966. It was received by the National Coordinating Committee against the War...

Date: 1944-08-02 

Description: Helen Durr diving from the launch, Ardith Cauble (Gauble?) observing her.

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