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In 1944, the Navy began a new specialty: celestial navigation for Link trainer instructors. The 10-week course was held at the NAS Seattle, Washington.  In this photo, Ruthe Ingerslew, Patricia Baldwin, and Sally King study the earth’s rotation to, as the Navy put it, “the celestial sphere” (aka the stars).  It comes from the National Archives and is curated by Homefront Heroines: The WAVES of World War II.  www.hingesofhistory.com

Ruthe Ingerslew, Patricia Baldwin, and Sally King study the earth’s rotation to, as the Navy put it, “the celestial sphere” (aka the stars) ~

Greta Friedman, the nurse in the WW2 iconic photo, died Sep 8th at the age of 92.

Greta Friedman, of Frederick, holds an autographed copy of the famous Life magazine photo by Alfred Eisenstaedt taken in New York’s Times Square on V-J Day in The Nurse in the photo is Greta Friedman and Sailor is George Mendonsa

triplet sisters

Triplets Christina Dees (L), Katha Dees (C) and Megan Dees modeling their braids before getting hair cuts Nina Leen 1956 LIFE

Who didn't own this or have access to one.  I always wondered how others could draw such elaborate things.

Who didn't own this or have access to one. I always wondered how others could draw such elaborate things.

Army Nurses (left and right) and WAC officer (in the middle) in olive-drab service uniforms. Army female nurses were provided with OD uniform in 1943. The design was adopted from the revised WAAC (renamed WAC) uniform. The WAC officer is dressed in popular uniform variant known as "Pink and Greens" which became optional in the later stages of World War II ~

Army Nurses (left and right) and WAC officer (in the middle) in olive-drab…

Norma Shearer on the phone, look at that ring! I read it was worth 175k in 1939!

Norma Shearer on the phone, look at that ring! I read it was worth in Does anyone know anything about that 'RING' Norma Shearer has on ?

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