22 Mar '16, 4pm

'Rosie the Riveters' honored with visit to DC:

'Rosie the Riveters' honored with visit to DC:

View Photo Gallery » Former Rosie the Riveters watch the Changing of the Guard ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery, Tuesday, March 22, 2016 in Arlington, Va. Seven decades after their "we can do it" attitude proved invaluable to the Allied victory in World War II, some "Rosie the Riveters" were honored Tuesday with a visit to Washington. Carlos Osorio/AP Image Gallery Image Gallery Image Gallery WASHINGTON — Seven decades after their "we can do it" attitude proved invaluable to the Allied victory, about 30 "Rosie the Riveters" were honored Tuesday with a trip to Washington that included visits to the National World War II Memorial. Wearing honor flight red cardigans, the women — now in their 80s and 90s — whose work helped the war effort posed for group photos with the U.S. Capitol as a backdrop, had lunch at a Library of Congress bui...

Full article: http://www.stripes.com/news/us/rosie-the-riveters-honored...

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