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In this documentary you'll meet some of the 100,000 women who became the hinges of history - by joining the Navy as WAVES during WWII.
In this documentary you'll meet some of the 100,000 women who became the hinges of history - by joining the Navy as WAVES during WWII.
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Homefront Heroines: The WAVES of World War II

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    "The Recruit." For deciding to "enlist" in "Homefront Heroines, you'll get a thank you on the project website, plus a shout out on Twitter and Facebook. And you'll get a digital access preview code to view the film once it's completed, prior to its broadcast.

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    "The Seaman." For making it past boot camp, you'll be named as the sponsor of an exhibit page on the "Homefront Heroines" website, plus all of the benefits listed above.

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    "The Chief Petty Officer." You're making your way up the ranks! You'll get a copy of the "Homefront Heroines" DVD, signed by the producer and director, plus all of the benefits above.

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    "The Ensign." You've made it through officer training and deserve some rewards. We'll give you a "thank you" in the film credits, a signed copy of "Mother was a Gunner's Mate" by Josette Wingo (who is featured in the film), plus all of the above goodies.

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    "The Lieutenant." We'll show you some respect, by giving you a signed copy of "Okay, Girls, Man Your Bunks," by Helen Gilbert (who is featured in the film) and a copy of "Making WAVES: The Navy Women of World War II." You'll also be named as the sponsor of an exhibit section on our website, plus all of the other goodies.

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    "The Commander." As a senior officer, you deserve some special treatment. You'll get a Production Assistance credit in the film, will receive an archival-quality copy of the film's poster, signed by the producer, director and the surviving WAVES featured in the film, and will get all of the above rewards.

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    "The Captain." Join the WAVES Captain Mildred McAfee in our esteem. You'll get a co-producer credit in the film, plus will received an invitation to a film festival or invitation-only screening nearest you (transportation not included).

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    "The Admiral." Our four-star reward package. You'll get an executive producer credit in the film, a private screening with the producer and director, plus all of the above goodies.

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