Women Veterans Interviews

Karen Lynch

U.S. Navy 1991

Discusses Ms. Lynch's Navy service in Hawaii, Washington and Saudi Arabia. During the Liberation of Kuwait phase of the Persian Gulf War, Ms. Ly... more >>


Carolyn L. McEachern

U.S. Navy 1939–1945

Interview discussing Ms. McEachern's service in the U.S. Navy's WAVES (Women Accepted for Voluntary Emergency Service) program during World War ... more >>


Molly McGlaughlin

U.S. Army 1986–0000

Molly McGlaughlin wanted to follow her father and join the Air Force. Instead, she joined the Army’s Signal Corps, earning her commission as a s... more >>


Virignia McGowan

Virginia “Ginny” Kirby Sullivan McGowan is the daughter, sister, wife, mother and grandmother of veterans. Raised in Newton, she worked at the R... more >>


Mary Ida Murphy

Mary Ida Murphy was born on Prince Edward Island in Canada in 1914. Her family ran a large farm about 100 miles from Charlottetown. Among her ea... more >>


Pierrette Noe

Pierrette Noe was exposed to the effects of war at an early age. She remembers seeing refugees from the Spanish Civil War when she was still in ... more >>


Gerd Noyes

Gerd Noyes grew up in Norway during a period of hardship, first from a worldwide depression in the 1930s, then from an occupation by the German ... more >>


Kari Otto

U.S. Army 1985–2011

Kari Otto joined the Army in the 1980s as a way to help pay for college. From ROTC at Colorado State University to garrison commander at the U.S... more >>


Agnes Paglia

Agnes Paglia was 9 years old and in an orphanage in central Italy when the war broke out. She and her sister, Maria, stayed in the orphanage thr... more >>


Faith W. Peak

When Faith Peak was a high school student, she listened to Lowell Thomas on the radio talking about the war and Germany's invasion of Poland. As... more >>


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