Quartermaster Supply Catalog QM 3-2 - 1943: Herbert Hillary Booker 2nd of Tujunga, California presents a 1943 issue of an Army Quartermaster Catalogue showing clthing and equipment for women in the Army of the United States ~
On duty you must look smart - never painted. WW2. Then as now ...... Lipstick can help define women from men ! hahahaha
U.S. Army nurse's dress uniform consisting of jacket and skirt made of dark blue wool serge and a dark blue silk blouse, 1914-19. Worn by Lillian Porter of the U.S. Army Nurse Corps, who served at Fort Snelling, Minnesota in 1919.
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At the time of the attack on Pearl Harbor, there were less than 1,000 women serving in the Army Nurse Corps; but by the time the war ended four years later, over 59,000 nurses had joined the Corps. Nurses had … Continue reading →
Grandmother died last week, she was a naval nurse. These are some pictures from WWII. (Album in comments.)
An American nurse in Australia (November 1942). Her expression, hairstyle, body language, and the jaunty angle of her cap combine to project a remarkably contemporary look and feel.