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Edna Hicks: Working in Wartime

Edna Hicks remembers why her first job in a department store came to a swift end.

From  Adina Langer on March 30th, 2021 0 plays 0  

Edna Hicks: "Crawfie."

Edna Hicks describes her second husband, another World War II pilot named Crawford Hicks.

From  Adina Langer on March 18th, 2021 0 plays 0  

Edna Hicks: Military Spouse

Edna Hicks lists the military bases she lived on after her marriage to American pilot Jerry Davis.

From  Adina Langer on March 18th, 2021 0 plays 0  

Edna Hicks: "I flew to the States to marry him."

Edna Hicks describes how she immigrated to the United States to marry her first husband, an American pilot named Jerry Davis.

From  Adina Langer on March 18th, 2021 0 plays 0  

Edna Hicks: An American Pilot

Edna Hicks describes how she met her first husband, Jerry Davis, after getting a new job in the officer's club on an American military base.

From  Adina Langer on March 18th, 2021 0 plays 0  

Edna Hicks: The Post Exchange

Edna Hicks describes how she got a job working at a post exchange or PX on an American military base after the war.

From  Adina Langer on March 18th, 2021 0 plays 0  

Edna Hicks: Postwar England

Edna Hicks describes the shortage of supplies in England after the war.

From  Adina Langer on March 18th, 2021 0 plays 0  

Edna Hicks: "Our task, their monument."

Edna Hicks reads a poem written anonymously as a tribute to pilots in the Royal Air Force.

From  Adina Langer on March 18th, 2021 0 plays 0  

Edna Hicks: VE Day

Edna Hicks remembers the celebrations in her neighborhood when the war in Europe ended.

From  Adina Langer on March 18th, 2021 0 plays 0  

Edna Hicks: "Young men in beautiful uniforms."

Edna Hicks remembers an encounter with two American soldiers in London.

From  Adina Langer on March 18th, 2021 0 plays 0  

Edna Hicks: America

Edna Hicks remembers what the idea of America meant to her as a young person.

From  Adina Langer on March 18th, 2021 0 plays 0  

Edna Hicks: "Huge glass windows."

Edna Hicks remembers her work as a window dresser in a toy shop as the war was coming to an end.

From  Adina Langer on March 18th, 2021 0 plays 0  

Edna Hicks: The V-1 Flying bomb

Edna Hicks recalls the threat of Germany's V-1 bombs in 1944 and 1945.

From  Adina Langer on March 18th, 2021 0 plays 0  

Edna Hicks: School Shelters

Edna Hicks remembers the bomb shelters for students in different grade levels at her school.

From  Adina Langer on March 18th, 2021 0 plays 0  

Edna Hicks: "They whined as they came down."

Edna Hicks recalls the sounds of bombs as they fell.

From  Adina Langer on March 18th, 2021 0 plays 0  

Edna Hicks: "Direct hit!"

Edna Hicks describes her father's work in London during World War II.

From  Adina Langer on March 18th, 2021 0 plays 0