1940s Women’s Army Corps WAC Uniforms

WAC Uniforms of the 1940s – Formed in 1942 as the Women’s Auxiliary Army Corps, the name was shortened to Womens Army Corp. The WAC uniform went through several stages of development. The most recognizable item of the WAC uniform was the hobby hat named after WAC director Oveta Culp Hobby. The WAC cap had a jaunty visor design, created…

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Navy Nurses Ensign Dorothy Swallen Ensign Dora Eggleston

1940’s WW2 Nurse Uniform Fashions

Dress Uniform Identification – It was the era of World War, the fight to defeat fascism across the world. Equality in the forces had a long way to go ( with the notable exception of the Soviet Armies and air forces). Women were not allowed to join direct combat, there were many roles filled by women. Here we examine the…

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WAVES Summer Uniform

WAVES & SPARS – 1940s Uniform Fashion

Glamour Girls of the US Navy – WAVES Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service, otherwise known as the WAVES brought thousands of young women in to the Women’s Reserve of the U.S Navy. They were assigned full military status, including ranks, and notably were the first to enlist African American women, albeit in the latter years of the war. They earned…

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1940s British Women on the Home Front

Rare images of British women on the home front – Women on the home front Marking the release of our 1940s Wartime Women’s guides pack, here are some amazing images of women on the home front in Britain during the Blitz. See the Imperial War Museum who curate a rare series of color transparency slides. We feature some of them here….

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Hard Ass Heroic Women of World War Two

Celebrating the heroic women of WW2 Heroic women of World War Two. To mark the release of our 1940s Wartime Women Guides Pack, we’ll be featuring some posts to celebrate the brave women of the 1940s,  who served in the Allied forces and on the home front. That’s all ! ©Glamourdaze 2018 Download our 1940s Wartime Women Guides Pack now.

1940s Wartime Womens Guide Pack

1940s World War 2 Women

World War 2 Women Memorabilia 1940s – Glamourdaze are delighted to unveil our 1940s Wartime Women Guides Pack. What was it like to be a woman serving in the Allied forces, and on the home-front during World War Two? Well, now you can find out in a real nostalgic trip back to the halcyon days of the 1940s. Download these…

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Color Photos of War Era Women in the 1940s

A colorful insight to the 1940s – These luscious color photographs of women in the 1940s reside in the National Geographic Creative website where you can license high resolution images. Glamourdaze honed in on two staff photographers whose stunning color images of young women taken in America and Great Britain during the 1940 war years evoke a real authentic image…

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140 Years of Parisian Cafe Culture

Carousel Film Tribute to Paris – Anaïs Nin -“Paris intimate like a room.” Stills and Stories and a video tribute to Paris. Carousel – 140 Years of Parisian Cafe Culture – 1877 to 2015 Think of France, and you think of Parisian cafe’s, the Belle Epoch era, the paintings of Edouard Manet, Edgar Degas and Renoir, who first evoked into image…

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Femmes de la France – Liberation 1944 in Color

Women of France – filmed during the liberation of France from Normandy to Paris in 1944 – Very moving and beautiful footage gathered from several sources including one remarkable film by the Hollywood director George Stevens, shot on his personal 16mm camera on Kodachrome. Watch and share ….. More stills from the film Femmes de la France – 1944  

British War Time Christmas Beauty Tips for Women in 1941

 British War Time Christmas Beauty Tips for Women in 1941 A touching and a unique record taken from the 1940’s British fashion periodical Good Taste – Dec 1941. The writer envisions various date scenarios and dishes out advice on the appropriate clothing, hairstyle and makeup to wear for these very special occasions with their soldiers home on leave.1940’s Women considered…

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