“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 among 25 World...