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Annie M. McCarthy, interviewed by Robin Arnold and Molly MacLean


Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

The Maine Women Veterans Oral History Project collected oral interviews with women veterans through a collaborative effort of the Maine commission on women veterans, the Maine Studies program at UMaine, and the Women Studies program at UMaine. Includes WWII, Vietnam, and Desert Storm.


  • Creation: 2000-2003


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From the Collection: 68 items

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


NA3218 Annie (McNeil) McCarthy, interviewed by Robin Arnold and Molly MacLean, November 17, 2000, at her home in Bangor, Maine. McCarthy talks about being a member of a detachment of the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps assigned to the Air Force; working as a Radio Operator in Daytona, Florida; serving with Air Force Intelligence under General George Stratemeyer in the 8th Air Force, Strategic Air Command in China and India, and being one of the first 13 women sent to Southeast Asia during World War II as an experiment. Text: 23 pp. transcript. Recording: (C 2321) Missing. Photographs: p14513-p14515. Restrictions: None.

Repository Details

Part of the Northeast Archives of Folklore and Oral History Repository

5729 Raymond H. Fogler Library
University of Maine
Orono ME 04469-5729 United States