Wednesday, August 2, 2017

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SUN 2 AUG 1942
Lieutenant Commander Mildred H. McAfee, who received the first WAVES commission, becomes the first WAVES commandant.
Helluva broad, as we used to say:
Left her gig as Prexy of Wellesley to get her commission.
Dutch submarine O 23 sinks Japanese army cargo ship Zenyo Maru off Penang, Malaya, 05°36'N, 99°53'E.

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