Women in the Military During WWII Photo Gallery

Three Marine Corps Women Reservists at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, 1943.
Photo: National Archives. Part of record group 208. ARC Identifier 535876 / Local Identifier 208-NS-4350-2
 A large group of WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service), march in Washington, 1944.
Photo: National Archives. Part of record group 80. ARC Identifier 520613 / Local Identifier 80-G-46257  
 These two Women Navy mechanics work on an engine at  Naval Air Station Jacksonville, October 27, 1943.
Photo: National Archives. Part of record group 80. ARC Identifier 520608 / Local Identifier 80-G-43424  
Women did serve in some dangerous situations, such as this Nurse who flew with evacuated wounded. 
Photo: National Archives. Part of record group 208. ARC Identifier 535779 / Local Identifier 208-N-12713 
This group of US Army Nurses, arrive in Greenock, Scotland, in European Theater of Operations. Ausust 15, 1945.
Photo: National Archives. Part of record group 111. ARC Identifier 531204 / Local Identifier 111-SC-192605-S
 This group of American women of the Women's Army Corps, receive items from the Red Cross, as they wait to board a ship for Europe, July 12, 1945. 
Photo: National Archives. Part of record group 208. ARC Identifier 535769 / Local Identifier 208-MO-156BB(42701)
This is one of the first groups of African American Women to serve overseas (somewhere in England) during WWII, as part of the Women's Army Corps, February 15, 1945. 
Photo: National Archives. Part of record group 111. ARC Identifier 531249 / Local Identifier 111-SC-200791
 Women of the United States Women's Airforce Service Pilots (WASPs), performed an important roll in the war. They freed up many male pilots to perform combat duting.  
Photo: National Archives. Part of record group 208. ARC Identifier 535781 / Local Identifier 208-N-20843

A group of WASPs (Women Airforce Service Pilots) in front of USAAF B-17 appropreatly named, "Pistol Packin Mama."
National Museum of the US Air Force Photo (U.S. Air Force photo)
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 These WASPs check their flight plan on the wing of an A-25.
National Museum of the US Air Force Photo (U.S. Air Force photo)
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Pilot and Copilot of a C-47 , exit the plane.
National Museum of the US Air Force Photo (U.S. Air Force photo)
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 A Group of WASP trainees listen to their instructor.
National Museum of the US Air Force Photo (U.S. Air Force photo)
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This Brochure was used for Recruitment for the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps,1942.
Photo: National Archives. Part of record group 165. ARC Identifier 595692 / MLR Number NM84 55
These Women of the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC), wait to board a train, in Sydney Australia.
Photo: Australian War Memorial details
This WWII Poster gives women their much deserved credit.
Photo: National Archives. Part of record group 44. ARC Identifier 514416 / Local Identifier 44-PA-911