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WOW BANDANNA WOMEN ORDINANCE FACTORY WORKER OLD 1943 AD Brian Fabrics Broadway

"The WOW bandana, designed in accordance with U.S. Army specifications, is an attractive, safe, and unifying head covering to identify women ordance workers. About 27" square, it is available either in ordnance red with white ordnance insignia, or in white with red ordnance insignia. Every woman in your plant will want one - it's a "WOW" for morale!" (Ad, 1943) The head scarf with flaming bomb designs became the symbol of women working in war industries.

The woman credited with being their first female Marine was back in 1918; read the history of women in the Corp here.