Photo Edit


Here’s another photograph of the WAVES marching through the snow at the yeoman training facility in Cedar Falls. But what’s interesting in this photograph from the University of Northern Iowa archives and special collections, is the grease pencil writing on the image, showing how it was cropped for publication.

Winter Belles

The Navy published a number of photographs of the WAVES working and playing in the snow. We thought we’d share them with you for the holidays.

In this photograph, WAVES at Cedar Falls build a snowman, c. 1943.

Snowball fight, c. 1943.

Playing in the snow, c. 1943.

Winter inspection of the troops at Northampton, c. 1943.WAVES in Bethesda, MD, wrap holiday gifts in December of 1944.