World War II ETO Women War Correspondents, 1943

World War II ETO Women War Correspondents, 1943

This photo was taken 1 February 1943 in London, England by a U.S. Army Signal Corps photographer. It shows a group of women War Correspondents working in the ETO (European Theatre of Operations.) Note the "C" armband on their uniforms designating a Correspondent. The Signal Corps logo is on the lower left and the photo ID number (partially cropped) on the lower right.

The women are identified as (L to R):

  • Mary Welch: NY, Time and Life
  • Dixie Tighe: NY, International
  • Kathleen Harriman: NY, Newsweek
  • Helen Kirkpatrick: Rochester, NY, Chicago Daily News
  • Lee Miller: Poughkeepsie, NY, Vogue
  • Tania Long: Westport, CT, N.Y. Times

Kathleen Harriman was the 25-year-old daughter of US Ambassador to the USSR, W. Averell Harriman.

Download a larger version: 2103x1633 pixels (523KB file). Click Add to Cart:

Add to CartView Cart
Today in WW II: 30 Aug 1941 German Lorenz SZ40 teleprinter operator sent a 4,000 character message twice, allowing British mathematician Bill Tutte and others at Bletchley Park to decipher the machine's coding mechanism.  More 
30 Aug 1942 Germany formally annexes Luxembourg to the German Reich, triggering a general strike the next day protesting German Army conscription.
30 Aug 1942 Battle of Alam el Halfa, between Rommel's German force and British Commenwealth troops under Montgomery, south of El Alamein, the end of last major Axis offensive of their Western Desert campaign [30 Aug-5 Sep].
30 Aug 1944 Last remnants of German forces retreat across the Seine River, bringing Operation Overlord to a successful conclusion.
Visit the Olive-Drab.com World War II Timeline for day-by-day events 1939-1945! See also WW2 Books.