Director's Cut

Jim Theres, "The Hello Girls"

Season 11 Episode 1107 | 29m 28s Video has closed captioning.

They were known as the "Hello Girls" - American women fluent in French & English who answered the urgent call for telephone operators needed in France during World War I. They took oaths to join the U.S. Army Signal Corps, heading to war before most Americans arrived in France, connected 26 million calls & ultimately proved to be a critical factor in winning the war. And then they were forgotten.

Aired: 06/29/18

Rating: TV-G

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