Howard County

Pfc. Emma May Weathers






Cresco WAC Among 1st to Reach Paris

Cresco -- Among the 5 Iowa WACs to arrive in Paris a week after that city was liberated by the allies was Pfc. Emma May Weathers, daughter of Mrs. R. McAndrews of Cresco

Upon their arrival in Paris the women were assigned to various positions as telephone operators, statisticians, secretaries, draftswomen and jeep drivers, as their service in the war effort.

Source: Mason City Globe-Gazette, October 4, 1944