Who'd stand up before this charming firing squad. George Washington University co-ed rifle team, who are favored to win the national title, are the crack girl shots of the country. Left to right: Helen Prentiss, Marian Stewart, Suzanne Jamison, Marjorie Folsom, Betty Clark, Mae Huntzberger, Jane Cuvillier, Grace McLean, Ermyntrude Vaiden, Helen Taylor, and Verna Parsons. The girls have placed second in the National Rifle Association intercollegiate matches for the past three years.
Soldiers with a machine gun set up near the Lincoln Memorial to guard the Memorial Bridge approach to Washington, D.C., on December 8, 1941. The added security was a precautionary measure taken in the wake of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor the previous day