- Caroline Kilgore was a Rosie — one of the millions of women who entered the U.S. workforce during WWII as men.
- Kilgore tells her story to the masses and wants people where this country comes from.
PHOENIX – Caroline Kilgore was a senior in high school when she went to work assembling the wings of C-47 aircraft at a factory outside Rockford, Illinois, in the final year of World War II.
She made 75 cents an hour.
She wrote letters to her boyfriend stationed overseas. He served on D-Day, she said, and by the end of the war, he was a lieutenant.