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Happy Birthday, WAVES

July 30, 2012

It was 70 years ago today, July 30, 1942, that the WAVES became a division of the U.S. Navy.  This photo shows WAVES at the Naval Hospital, Camp Le Jeune in North Carolina, cutting the WAVES birthday cake on the third anniversary in 1945.

From left to right: Monica Moran, Angela Donahue, Dorothy Neuner, Rebecca Daniel, Muriel Foss, Florence Cutler, Dorothy Davison, Catherine Schuelke, Christine Berron and Catherine Rodgers.

The photo come from the National Archives.

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