Scott County

Mary G. Phillips



Iowa WAVES Fill Vital Navy Jobs at Ottumwa

A WAVE with six reasons to "keep 'em flying" is Mary G. Phillips, Davenport. While "gassing" a plane at U.S. Naval air station, Ottumwa, she thinks of her husband, in the South Pacific and of her five brothers in the navy.

Source: The Des Moines Register, October 15, 1944 (photo included)