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Hamilton gives a vivid description of growing up during the Great Depression. Times were tough but her family made it...
Erickson was born in Richland Center, Wisconsin in 1918. Her father was still fighting in World War I in France. He...
Not all of them were happy to see women [Annotator's Note: Wagner is referring to US Naval Officers in San Francisco]....
Lawrence Johnston was already a junior by the time he got to Berkeley. One of his physics professors was Louis Alvarez...
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...
[Annotators Note: Janice Benario served in the navy as a member of the WAVES and worked with ULTRA intercepts decoding...
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...
Wagner was checking in after dinner when a guard stuck a gun in her back. She identified herself as Lieutenant Wagner...
Lawrence Johnston had been working on the radar project at MIT [Annotators Note: Massachusetts Institute of Technology...
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: Janice Benario served in the navy as a member of the WAVES and worked with ULTRA intercepts decoding...
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...
Wagner's other brother was also in the Pacific and would write to the family telling them that he was trying to meet up...
To Lawrence Johnston, one of the great things at Los Alamos was that every Monday night a lecture was held with a...
Flournoy did not have an instructors rating. She went to Alice airport [Annotator’s Note: Alice, Texas airport] after...
Janice Benario never received any awkward treatment from men. Since she was an officer she may have commanded respect....
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...
The Wagners served for about three and a half years. They got out of the service in 1946 and put the war behind them....
While Lawrence Johnston was working as a scientists at Los Alamos, religious services were held every Sunday. A group...
Flournoy believes that World War II changed the world. She also believes that any current war will change the world....
Janice Benario did not think about her job too much while she was doing it. Every once in a while they got excited when...
The only benefits they were eligible for was housing and medical benefits. The WASP [Women’s Airforce Service Program]...
Erickson had supportive parents. They were worried about her, especially after Claudia passed away. They were happy...
The Wagner's hosted a student from Egypt and learned a lot about his religion.She feels that many people don't like...
Lawrence Johnston never had a chance to talk to any of the German scientists who had come to the United States,...
Janice Benario met her future husband at a Latin seminar at Johns Hopkins. Benario’s husband took a position at Emory...
Snapp met some of the women in the First Air Force class, some were astronauts. They had a tough time as well. Snapp's...
Erickson was always active in church groups and organizations such as Daughters of the American Revolution. She lost...
Lawrence Johnston was at Stanford University helping to build a two mile long linear accelerator. A guy named Pinofsky...
Lavenia Breaux hopes and prays that whatever she has said or has done will rub off on someone young in a positive way....
William B. Hughes first sailed on the SS Joseph Hamilton and that was followed by the USAHS Wisteria. The Hamilton was...
Even after losing his brother Edwin McAuliffe still wanted to serve. He wanted to fly but never did. He later went into...
Clarence Herbert Weatherwax feels he is blessed and is happy to share his story with people. He enjoys talking to...

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