Susan Ahn Cuddy


WAVE Susan Ahn Cuddy was a trailblazer during her years in the Navy. The first Korean American WAVE, and first Korean American WAVE officer,  she worked as a gunnery instructor before moving into Naval Intelligence.

You can read her story in the book Willow Tree Shade and see it in our film.

This is a preview of her story – taken from the film.

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

Helen Edgar Gilbert


WAVE Helen Edgar Gilbert is one of those women often described as a “pistol.” She wrote the book “Okay, Girls, Man Your Bunks,” and didn’t hold back in the multiple interviews we did with her for this project and our film.

Here’s a preview of her story – taken from the film.

The sneak peek 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


 

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.

Eileen Horner Blakely


We’ve talked about Eileen Horner Blakely on our blog in the past. She served as a yeoman, and her story is a big part of our film.

Here, she talks about her experiences in boot camp at Hunter College in New York – specifically, mealtime.

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