Barbara Vincent Gunschel Collection
Scope and Contents
The Barbara Gunschel scrapbook contains letters, WAVES paperwork, and cryptography training materials.
- 1942 - 1944
- Gunschel, Barbara (Person)
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Collection is open for research.
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Barbara Gunschel (17 October 1923-15 Sept. 2007) from Bayonne, New Jersey, joined the US Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) on 26 October 1943. She attended Naval Training Station in the Bronx, New York. On 15 December 1943, she started Naval Training School in Cedar Falls, Iowa. It is probable that during this time she received training in cryptography. She finished her training on 7 February 1944 and reported to Washington, DC on 17 February 1944.
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Barbara Gunschel served in the US Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1943 until 1944. During this time she was stationed in Washington DC.
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