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[Annotator's Note: George Kearney grew up in New Orleans, Louisiana and was an employee of Higgins Industries from 1937...
It is George Kearney's opinion that the exhibits at the museum [Annotator's Note: The National WWII Museum in New...
[Annotator's Note: George Kearney grew up in New Orleans, Louisiana and was an employee of Higgins Industries from 1937...
George Kearney really enjoyed working for Higgins Industries. Durbins [Annotator's Note: unsure of spelling] was in...
One of George Kearney's friends, who lives not far from him, was a ban saw operator who cut the notches for the keel...
George Kearney was living on Magazine Street [Annotator's Note: in New Orleans, Louisiana] when he went to work for...
[Annotator's Note: George Kearney grew up in New Orleans, Louisiana and was an employee of Higgins Industries from 1937...
[Annotator's Note: George Kearney grew up in New Orleans, Louisiana and was an employee of Higgins Industries from 1937...
father would travel and sell the hats while her mother would help sew new hats at home. In 1939 the Nazi's started to...
Gonzales was 10 years old when the Japanese invaded [Annotator's Note: Manila, Philippine Islands]. At the time he...
Flournoy was born in Wheaton, Missouri on March 30th, 1921. The Depression affected her family but as a kid she did not...
Geraldine Nyman was born in Emmett, Idaho in 1920. She grew up with a family that moved every year. Her father was a...
Snapp was born in Washington D.C. She lived there for about two years and then moved to Colorado. She eventually moved...
Erickson was born in Richland Center, Wisconsin in 1918. Her father was still fighting in World War I in France. He...
Weber was born in Saint Paul's Catholic Hospital in the Intramuros, the walled city in Manila, in the Philippines on 9...
[Annotators Note: Eva Aigner was a young Jewish girl from Czechoslovakia. After the anti-Jewish laws were implemented...
Gonzales had a brother who was a guerilla who was caught by the Japanese and never returned. All they were able to hear...
In primary training they flew the PT-19. It was an open cockpit aircraft. Basic training was BT-13's and BT-15's. Her...
They started flying and did not quit flying from that point on. Geraldine Nyman was stationed in Long Beach, California...
When Snapp arrived at the hotel [Annotator’s Note: in Sweetwater, Texas for WASP training] there was roughly thirty to...
The judges at the essay contest [Annotator’s Note: in New York] were distinguished writers and figureheads. Erickson...
Weber went to 5th, 6th, 7th, and 8th grades in the camp but didn't learn very much. She didn't finish 8th grade....
Eva Aigner and her husband decided to leave Czechoslovakia. They left through Austria and ended up in the United States...
Gonzales is very glad that he was able to help save a life even though he lost a brother.After Gonzales' brother...
After an airplane engine had flown a certain number of times it would be due for an overhaul. If it was in good...
[Annotators Note: Geraldine Nyman was a member of the Women Air Force Service Pilots, or WASPs. She transported...
They [Annotator’s Note: women of the WASPs, Women’s Airforce Service Pilots in Washington D.C.] were told at the...
The training was on the job. Erickson learned most of her secretarial duties on the job. They did not study outside of...
After being liberated [Annotator’s Note: from Santo Tomas prison camp] people were allowed to return to the United...
They have docent led tours at the memorial in Portland. It gives Eva Aigner a physical location in which to go honor...
The place where Bilibid prison once stood is now government buildings. Even though the building is gone Gonzales still...
Flournoy did not have an instructors rating. She went to Alice airport [Annotator’s Note: Alice, Texas airport] after...
Geraldine Nyman only knows one girl from the second graduating class of WASPs. At the time of this interview, Nyman was...
Snapp enjoyed flying the PQ-8. It had tricycle landing gear and it was fun and easy to land. It was highly maneuverable...
Erickson's department held all of the best maps in the country. She saw the war from an interesting perspective. Yeta...
When Weber finished high school, she met a priest named Father John. Father John suggested that she look up his brother...

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