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The Assignments

February 20, 2015


 

We continue our interview with Betty Bruns Lord and Lois Jean Linder, conducted in 2007.

Here, they talk about their assignments, and the reaction of their families their enlisting.

Their story is part of our month of video countdown to the home video release of Homefront Heroines: The WAVES of World War II.

Uniform Requirements

February 19, 2015


We continue our interview with Betty Bruns Lord and Lois Jean Linder, conducted in 2007.

Here, they talk about the Navy uniforms.

Their story is part of our month of video countdown to the home video release of Homefront Heroines: The WAVES of World War II.

Betty Bruns Lord and Lois Jean Linder

February 18, 2015


 

Best friends Betty Bruns Lord and Lois Jean Linder met after the war. We interviewed them together in a Boston suburb in 2007.

They talk about the regimentation in the Navy.

Their story is part of our month of video countdown to the home video release of Homefront Heroines: The WAVES of World War II.

Myrtle Bean Reese

February 17, 2015


 

Northampton, Massachusetts, native Myrtle Bean saw WAVES officers training at Smith College, and was inspired to enlist in 1944.

Her story is part of our month of video countdown to the home video release of Homefront Heroines: The WAVES of World War II.

Doris Marquez

February 16, 2015


It took enlisting in the WAVES to get Doris Marquez to leave her home state of Indiana.

Her story is part of our month of video countdown to the home video release of Homefront Heroines: The WAVES of World War II.

Virginia Gillmore

February 16, 2015


World War II started while WAVE Virginia Gillmore was in college, and she decided to enlist in the Navy. Here, she talks about her experiences.

Her story is part of our month of video countdown to the home video release of Homefront Heroines: The WAVES of World War II.

Mary Bingham

February 15, 2015


WAVE Mary Bingham talks about enlisting in the WAVES and serving in the Navy.

Her story is part of our month of video countdown to the home video release of Homefront Heroines: The WAVES of World War II.

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