Folding the ‘Chute

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WAVES Enolia Wodfin (left) and Evelyn Wiley (right) fold a parachute at Los Alamitos Naval Air Station in California. They’re handling the silk ‘chute carefully, because silk was a precious commodity during World War II.

The photograph comes from the National Archives.

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