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The Betty H. Carter Women Veterans Historical Project

WAVE in swimsuit, 1962

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Object ID: WV0405.6.008

Description: WAVE lieutenant junior grade Carol Abackbank(?), a Japanese American, poses in her swimsuit at Long Beach, California, in 1962. In the water behind her, many ships can be seen. The back of photo reads "we took this pin-up type so she could send a copy to her husband. He's stationed in New London, Conn. She's getting out soon."

Collection: Shirley Ann Thacker Lewis Papers

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