V-J Day celebration on Washington Avenue in St. Louis with two young women riding on the hood of a car, 1945.
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Dorothy Wheeler, of Lincoln, Nebraska, captain of one of the Navy Nurses softball teams, slams out a long single into left field during a game at the U.S. Naval Hospital, San Diego in June 1943. Grace Nilsen, of Escanaba, Michigan is the catcher. How Navy Nurses Keep Fit – “Keep fit to keep fighting men […]
A young entrepreneur selling his comic books for $.05 in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Oak Ridge, in Eastern Tennessee, was the secret home of tens of thousands of workers and their families during World War II. Starting in 1942, the U.S. government began quietly acquiring more than 60,000 acres in Eastern Tennessee for the Manhattan Project – […]