Nevada Appeal at 150: Aug. 6, 1943: WAVES one year old; needs more female patriots | NevadaAppeal.com

Nevada Appeal at 150: Aug. 6, 1943: WAVES one year old; needs more female patriots

Women Appointed for Voluntary Emergency Service, or WAVES, celebrated its first birthday as a drive was begun to double its number. Some of its activities are pictured above.
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Women Appointed for Voluntary Emergency Service, or WAVES, celebrated its first birthday as a drive was begun to double its number. Some of its activities are pictured. Left: Seaman Janet Croot tells a pilot to land through a radio microphone while Seaman Blanche Deady watches the incoming plane as the keeper Gwendolyn O’Neill rides to a limp hangar at Lakehurst, N.J. Right: Seaman Mardell Feiser checks parachutes in the ‘dry locker’ at the parachute school at Lakehurst.

This continues the Appeal’s review of news stories and headlines during its Sesquicentennial year.