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Women Serving the Military
Women Serving the Military

 


   

 

USO established Canteens overseas. Like the Red Cross, USO volunteers assembled packages of comfort items that were distributed to the troops. 

USO volunteers in Des Moines, IA

In the photo on the left are volunteers packing boxes for light stations and outposts, USO Club, Des Moines, Iowa.

Below, USO entertainers Marlene Dietrich and Lynn Mayberry dine with members of the 101st Airborne Division somewhere in Europe.

USO entertainers Marlene Dietrich and Lynn Mayberry dine with members of the 101st Airborne Division in Europe


To the right is a photo of a USO Club in Hawaii, maintained
by the National Society of the Colonial Dames of America

Below is a newspaper clipping showing a USO
Center for "Negro WAACS and Soldiers"

USO center for african american WAACs and soldiers

USO service women's Club in Hawaii

Booklet from the USO Kalama Club for servicewomen in Hawaii

To the left is a booklet from the USO Kalama
Club for servicewomen in Hawaii

 

Below is a USO Mobile Canteen in Oahu, Hawaii
Canteen, USO Club, Oahu, Hawaii

 

 

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