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Metalsmith Training

January 4, 2013

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In this photograph from 1943, WAVES are in the midst of a four-month training course at NATTC, Norman, Oklahoma. They are receiving training that will let them become Aviation Metalsmiths to maintain Naval airplanes.

The photograph comes from the National Archives.

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2 Comments leave one →
  1. January 4, 2013 16:51

    I had no idea they even trained in metalsmithing. I’m learning a lot from your photos about homefront WWII history…

  2. January 4, 2013 16:52

    Reblogged this on Masako and Spam Musubi and commented:
    Admit it… YOU didn’t know our women were metalsmithing on the homefront, didja? I’m learning a lot from these vintage photos…

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