Posts Tagged ‘1960’s’

Source material for the painting Welcome Aboard.

VIEW THE PAINTING WELCOME ABOARD HERE The main inspiration for the painting Welcome Aboard came from the book Vietnam – The definitive oral history told from all sides, written by Christian G Appy. The book is an amazing project which had the author traveling the globe for 5 years collecting interviews from all sides of…

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Interview with World Airlines Stewardess Helen T Hegelheimer


Taken from the book Vietnam, Trails to war. “I was their wife, their sister, their girlfriend.” ‘ “In 1966 and ’67 she was a flight attendant for World Airways, one of the civilian airliners that had a government contract to ferry U.S. troops in and out of the war zone. An old photograph shows her…

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