Women Veterans Interviews

Dorothy B. Ahern

U.S. Army 1939–1945

Discusses Mrs. Ahern's service with the Army Nurse Corps with the 248th General Hospital in the Philippines during World War II.... more >>


Mary Ellen Crawford Ames

Red Cross 1941–1945

After graduating from Wellesley College in 1940, Mary Ellen Crawford Ames, like many of her classmates, wanted to follow their college president... more >>


Lillian Aronson

U.S. Army 1943–1964

Lillian Aronson joined the Women’s Army Corps in 1943. She was assigned to several U.S. bases during the war, handling a variety of administrati... more >>


Rose Sammartano Bates

Rose Sammartano was born and raised in Natick, the daughter of Italian immigrants. She’s lived all her life in town, and remembers many of the b... more >>


Lillian M. Boyd

Like many women of her generation, Lillian Boyd worked in a factory during World War II. Raised in Waltham, Massachusetts, she could walk to the... more >>


Augie Chase

U.S. Navy 1943–1945

Augie Chase worked in a nylon factory making parachutes during the early years of World War II but after seeing the billboards that said Uncle S... more >>


Viviana Cordoba

U.S. Army 1999–2008

Viviana Cordoba joined the Army in 1999 because she wanted to travel and be part of the Army lifestyle. As a member of the Reserves, she worked ... more >>


Mildred F. Fader

U.S. Navy 1939–1945

Interview discussing Mrs. Fader's World War II service as a Navy nurse in Guam and Saipan at Field Hospital 115. Mrs. Fader was awarded the Meri... more >>


Elizabeth Forte

Elizabeth Forte grew up in Kingston, N.Y., and enrolled in the Cadet Nursing Corps at the age of 17. While training in New York City, she rememb... more >>


Debra Freed

U.S. Air Force 1981–1985

Debra Freed joined the Air Force in 1981 to do something new and for a chance to travel. She became a jet engine mechanic and was stationed in J... more >>


First | Prev | 1 2 3 4 5 | Next | Last

A B C D E F G H I J K L M
N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Video Interview


Mitchell J. Haddad more >>

Get Connected

Discover other local Veterans groups. more >>

Tell Your Story

Be interviewed and share important history contact us >>

Frequently Asked Questions

How does this work? Should I tell my story? more >>