From “Gobettes” to WAVES (and SPARs)

Even before the United States entered World War II, the Navy was considering how women might be used to help win the war.  The resulting negotiations to implement what to some was a controversial — and distasteful — proposal were both protracted and complicated. This exhibit explores how the process unfolded and the key players who helped to create the Navy WAVES.

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This exhibit is provided Courtesy of April Maletz, CTACS, USN, Ret