Month: May 2019

Indiana Army Ammunition Plant

The now vacant Indiana Army Ammunition Plant was built on ruffly 10,655 acres of farmland along the Ohio River between Jeffersonville and Charlestown. The facility employed more than 27,000 workers, where two-thirds were women. The plant was sectioned off into...

/ 05/21/2019

An American Spy: Betty Pack aka Amy Elizabeth Thorpe

While men have held a significant place in the annals of military history, there were also very important women who made serious impacts as well. Betty Pack, born Amy Elizabeth Thorpe made serious contributions to the Allied War effort during...

/ 05/13/2019

The Accomplishments of Grace Murray Hopper

When it comes to discussing talented women who made significant contributions to America’s war efforts and programming languages, Grace Hopper is a name many people should be interested in knowing about, especially those who served in the US Navy. The...

/ 05/12/2019