Interviewed by John Terreo on 27 Mar. 1991 in Helena, Mont., as part of the repository's 20th Century Montana Military Veterans Oral History Project.; Topics include her early flying experiences in California; her acquisition of a pilot's license in the late 1930s; the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941; government restrictions placed on nonmilitary flights after Pearl Harbor; her service in the Women's Air Force Service Pilots (WASPS) in the U.S. Army Air Forces, from 1942 to 1944; primary, basic, and advanced flight training at Avenger Field, in Sweetwater, Texas; living conditions at Avenger; various aircraft that she flew; and women air pilots' experiences ferrying fighter aircraft to various bases in the U.S., including Great Falls.
Terreo, John,; 20th Century Montana Military Veterans Oral History Project.
Avenger Field (Sweetwater, Tex.); Women Airforce Service Pilots (U.S.); Air pilots, Military--United States--Interviews.; Flight training--Texas--Sweetwater.; Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), Attack on, 1941.; Women air pilots--United States--Interviews.; Women veterans--Montana--Helena--Interviews.; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American.; World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American.; World War, 1939-1945--Participation, Female.; World War, 1939-1945--Veterans--Montana--Helena--Interviews.
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Forms part of: 20th Century Montana Military Veterans Oral History Project.; http://worldcat.org/oclc/70923263/viewonline