The Assignments


 

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


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


 

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.

Irene Bendekoff

What was it like to live in those apartment houses converted to Navy barracks during the war? Irene Bendekoff can tell you. She was housed in apartments near the Hunter College Navy boot camp.

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

The Hunter Experience


Yesterday, we shared the memories of Edna Jean Clark, talking about her experiences enlisting in the WAVES. Here, she talks about what it was like to be in the boot camp at Hunter College in New York.

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