Those holsters, tho
Thowback Thursday from July 1943
Original title and caption: “Weapons for WAVES, Norfolk, VA– This group of gun-totin’ gals is plenty dead-eyed, as you will see. They are WAVES stationed at this Naval Base who carry important, confidential messages between various section units. On the outdoor range ready to let loose at a target are WAVE Ensigns Louise Hunn, Plainfield, N.H.; Pamela Birmingham, Rye, N.Y.; Sussie Nelm Hill, Atlanta, G.A.; Louise Shiriver, Baltimore, M.D.; and Priscilla Harrington, Malden, Mass.”
The WAVES used .38 Smith and Wesson Military & Police Victory Models.