Interviewee

Mary White Gettys

Interviewer

Miciah Bennett

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Abstract

In her October 14, 2009 interview with Miciah Bennett, Mary White Gettys relays her experience in the WAVES as a code breaker. Gettys details the equipment she used and the secrecy in her work. Gettys speculates what the WAVES did for women and provides her opinion on the wars in the Middle East. This interview was conducted for inclusion into the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections Oral History Program.

Publication Date

10-14-2009

Unique Identifier

VHP 094

Format

1 CD

Length

48 minutes

Restrictions

This interview is open for use.

Series

Veterans History Project, World War II

Keywords

WAVES, Navy, Electric Coding Machine, uniforms, Thomas Smithwick Gettys, D-Day

Disciplines

Oral History

Interview with Mary White Gettys

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