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Faye Edwards: Japan

Faye Edwards describes her barracks in Yokohama, Japan, where she served in the Women's Army Corps after the war.

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Faye Edwards: General George Patton

Faye Edwards recounts her experience dating General George Patton's personal driver in Europe.

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Faye Edwards: Top Secret

Faye Edwards describes her work with classified Army documents at Fort Monroe in Virginia.

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Faye Edwards: Prisoners of War

Faye Edwards recalls interactions with German prisoners of war who were held at Fort Oglethorpe in Georgia.

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Faye Edwards: Fort Oglethorpe

Faye Edwards describes her daily routine at Fort Oglethorpe in Georgia, where she was training for the Women's Army Corps.

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Faye Edwards: The Women's Army Corps

Faye Edwards recalls going to a Baltimore recruiting station to enlist in the Women's Army Corps (WAC).

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Edith Bond: Naval Air Station Pensacola

Edith Bond describes her first few days at the Naval Air Station in Pensacola, Florida, which she describes as a "different world altogether" from Washington, D.C.

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Joy Mitchell: "I wanted to fly planes."

Joy Mitchell recalls her desire to serve in the Women's Auxiliary Ferrying Squadron (WAFS) after the United States entered World War II.

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Geraldine Anthony: "I know what hard work is."

Geraldine Anthony describes her work on a cotton farm in Bartow County, Georgia, in the first years after World War II.

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Jean Ousley: "Mother must have been elegant!"

Jean Ousley describes how items in her mother's "hope chest" suggested an exciting youth in the World War II era.

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Jean Ousley: "Or because she was pretty?"

Jean Ousley questions how her mother Laura was treated by a male surpervisor while she was working as a welder in a shipyard in California during World War II.

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Jean Ousley: American Rosie the Riveter Association

Jean Ousley explains how she became involved in the American Rosie the Riveter Association through her mother's experience as a home front worker during World War II.

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Edith Gray: A Wartime Marriage Proposal

Edith Gray describes how her husband proposed marriage before shipping out to the Pacific.

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Edith Gray: Canton Cotton Mills

Edith Gray describes her work at Canton Cotton Mills during World War II.

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Elizabeth Hickcox: The WAVES

Elizabeth Hickcox explains her reasons for joining the Women Accepted for Voluntary Emergency Service or WAVES, the women's branch of the Navy, during World War II.

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Elizabeth Hickcox: Men's Attitudes

Elizabeth Hickcox describes how she was treated unfairly by some men in the Navy.

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