Meet Florence “Woo Woo” DiTullio Joyce, aka “Winnie the Welder.” During WW2, she and some 2,000 other women worked the shipyards building ships and subs. Why “Woo Woo”? According to her: “I was a curvaceous 119 pounds. Every time I walked by, the guys would go, ‘Woo Woo!’ (some things never change)
Florence “Woo-Woo” Ditullio
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