Metalsmith Training


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.


  1. Mustang.Koji says:

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

  2. Mustang.Koji says:

    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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