Tough enough to chew nails? The February 11, 1944 issue of the Higgins Worker featured a real “Wendy the Welder,” Stanislawa Barr, a welding trainee at the Industrial Canal plant. The article states that Stalislawa who toured in the 30s as the “world’s strongest girl” now “astounds the plant’s strongest men by breaking 60 penny spikes with her teeth, and defying any man to lift her.”
Post by The National WWII Museum Curator Kimberly Guise
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