Sunday, November 7, 2010

2010 WASP Exhibit Featuring Memorabilia From Gail Sigford Family Archives: Panorama of Case 1 and Margarete McGrath Armstrong

Photo,  courtesy of  Diane Johnston

The panorama of Case 1 shows that the focus of the exhibit was on the five WASP that were associated with Klamath County, Oregon; left to right,  Blanche Osborn Bross, Margaret DeBolt Christian, Peggie Parker Eccles, Margarete McGrath Armstrong, and Gail G. Sigford.

Courtesy of Texas Woman's University
Margarete McGrath Armstrong received her WASP wings as a graduate of class 44-W-7. She had attended Sacred Heart Academy in Klamath Falls, and returned to Klamath Falls after attending business training in Portland. She was associated with Southern Oregon Hardware and the Lorenz company. After receiving her wings she was assigned to Douglas Army Air Base. She flew BT-14s, AT-8s, UC-78s and B-25s.

NOTE:  I have been searching for more information regarding WASP Margarete McGrath Armstrong  - but to no avail.  If anyone has more information about her, please post and share with us.  Thank you, Joan Hill

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