“Rosies” honored at Charleston program
By Alex Thomas, WV MetroNews
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — If she had complied with the law, Anna Hess would likely not have worked for Mohawk Industries during World War II.
“I told a little white lie,” she said. “I went to work when I was 15 years old.”
Telling factory officials she was 18, Hess began building tire bands for trucks that would be used overseas by Allied troops.
Now 89, Hess was...