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July 4, 2015

Thought you might enjoy some of these. Happy Independence Day!

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French Trainees

June 1, 2015

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The French Navy’s Feminins de la Flotte began training with US Navy WAVES at Hunter College in June 1944, as noted in this news item from the WAVES Newsletter.

It comes from Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Studies at Harvard University.

 

A WAVE in Pop Culture

March 8, 2015

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lynda-carter-3 Watching a repeat of The New Adventures of Wonder Woman and saw what appeared to be a WAVE uniform.

Sure enough, Diana Prince (aka Wonder Woman) was a Navy Yeoman during her undercover job in World War II.

 

 

 

 

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Susan Ahn Cuddy

March 2, 2015


WAVE Susan Ahn Cuddy was a trailblazer during her years in the Navy. The first Korean American WAVE, and first Korean American WAVE officer,  she worked as a gunnery instructor before moving into Naval Intelligence.

You can read her story in the book Willow Tree Shade and see it in our film.

This is a preview of her story – taken from the film.

The sneak peek is part of our month of video countdown to the home video release of Homefront Heroines: The WAVES of World War II.

Helen Edgar Gilbert

March 1, 2015


WAVE Helen Edgar Gilbert is one of those women often described as a “pistol.” She wrote the book “Okay, Girls, Man Your Bunks,” and didn’t hold back in the multiple interviews we did with her for this project and our film.

Here’s a preview of her story – taken from the film.

The sneak peek is part of our month of video countdown to the home video release of Homefront Heroines: The WAVES of World War II.

The Assignments

February 20, 2015


 

We continue our interview with Betty Bruns Lord and Lois Jean Linder, conducted in 2007.

Here, they talk about their assignments, and the reaction of their families their enlisting.

Their story is part of our month of video countdown to the home video release of Homefront Heroines: The WAVES of World War II.

Uniform Requirements

February 19, 2015


We continue our interview with Betty Bruns Lord and Lois Jean Linder, conducted in 2007.

Here, they talk about the Navy uniforms.

Their story is part of our month of video countdown to the home video release of Homefront Heroines: The WAVES of World War II.

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