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GCM03679 Colonel Oveta Culp Hobby at a mixed heavy Anti-Aircraft Battalion

   
Date: November 4, 1942

Physical Description:

Photographic print. 8" x 10". original envelope contents: 1 photographic print, typed label on back.

Subjects: World War II, Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps/Women’s Army Corps

; Hobby, Oveta Culp; Ryder, Mel (collector)



Colonel Oveta Culp Hobby at a mixed heavy Anti-Aircraft Battalion during an alert somewhere in England. Guns are operated by men whereas all instruments are handled by women. Lady Lawrence, Controller of the Auxiliary Territorial Service (ATS), with Colonel Hobby while Major R. MCA Young, commanding officer Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment, explains how the height and direction finder is being operated by the ATS.

Heavy Anti-Aircraft Battalion, Waltham Cross, England.

U.S. Army Signal Corps Photograph, SC 139905

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Location: Vault
Call No. GCM03679

Language: english