Poweshiek County

Helen Dee, S2-c



At the Naval Air Station in Ottumwa, WAVE Helen Dee, a seaman, second class, of Brooklyn, Ia., makes a minor repair on the tail section of a plane used for experimental shop work. Her coach is Ensign William Lindsay of Aurelia, Ia. Flags fly from the observation and signal tower in the background.

Source: The Des Moines Register, October 22, 1944 (photo included)

Iowa Girls Fill WAVES Lineup

Iowa WAVES play key roles in the Ottumwa, Ia., Naval Air Station Skyrettes' lineup. Left to right are: Helen Dee, Des Moines; Jean Phipps, Dallas Center; Virginia Mores, Seymour; and Eunice Evarts, Dubuque, seen in a workout at the station.

Source: The Des Moines Register, January 30, 1945 (photo included)