By Lincoln Cushing Published May 14, 2019 Kaiser Permanente
D-Day. Normandy, June 6, 1944.
75 years ago, a massive Allied force stormed the French coast and turned the tide in World War II. America sent some of its finest to fight, and many did not return. This year, to mark the anniversary, we will send more of our finest — civilian women who built ships for that war in the Kaiser Richmond Shipyards.
By Melissa Colorado Published May 10, 2019 NBC Bay Area
They might be in their 90’s but the last surviving Rosie the Riveters have not forgotten the men who gave up their lives fighting in World War II.
The same Rosies who helped build warships in the Bay Area more than 70 years ago will soon travel to Normandy, France to stand alongside the last surviving veterans.