- Name: Eleanor Bennett
- Age: 93yrs.
- Service Period: WWII
- Branch: Rosie the Riveter
"And if I had it to do over again, I would do the same thing."
– Eleanor Bennett
Does any statement more perfectly describe the Greatest Generation? If they had it to do over again, undoubtedly, they would say yes. That is something considering what they said yes to was merely saving the world and preserving freedom. That task was not only accomplished by men on the front lines of combat, but by millions of American workers at home, who worked in the factories to make victory possible. Of those millions, many were women. One in three women worked in direct service of the war effort in WWII, and women in factories were famously referred to as 'Rosie the Riveter'. Here is a shining example from that group of women...
This is: "Bennett, a service story".