Going for Gold for the Rosies

Going for Gold for the Rosies
Since March, Mae Krier has traveled a lot. She's been to the Pentagon four times, to the Capitol three times, all over the United States, and even to Normandy, France, for the 75th anniversary of D-Day.

During World War II, Krier worked at an aircraft factory in Seattle building B-17 Flying Fortress and B-29 Superfortress aircraft. She wasn't the only one. One estimate puts the number of women working in the defense industry during WWII at more than 4 million. Those women today are collectively known as "Rosies," after the fictional "Rosie the Riveter" character that came to represent them.

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