Tribune-Journal Sioux City, Iowa
3fC 1 4'- 194:
\Vac Stationed at A Prefers Bombers to
Thrills Compensate jhange in Altitude, iyi Miss Larson
BY IRIS WILKEN
From operating a beauty parlor to flying in B-24s may be a big change, but Corporal E. M. Larson says she adores it, and would (eel out of the show if she weren't in the Wacs. "Why," she asked, "in what other way could I get all the experiences I'm having now? I can always go back to my beauty parlor in Salt Lake City, and meanwhile this interlude far surpasses anything I could have done there." '
To be a "flying Wac" is a special distinction and quite a thrill for Corporal Larson. Her training as a flier has been received since her enlistment last May. However, she does not fly as a member of a crew. Regular duty consists of book work at a Second air force base in Tennessee.
This base, she explained, trains instructors who in turn train student pilots. Many of these men have returned from combat service, but all must rece
Click tabs to swap between content that is broken into logical sections.
This digital image may be used for educational purposes, as long as it is not altered in any way. No commercial reproduction or distribution of this file is permitted without written permission of the State Historical Society of Iowa.
1 clipping : b&w ; 14 x 10 cm.
Master image scanned with Ricoh Aficio MP C3000 as a JPEG at 600 ppi.