It is a perm machine! not a Gallia Hair-dryer. My mother was a beautician during this time and in the early I remember seeing her use this machine. If you left it on the hair too long, it could actually burn the hair off.
Four pilots leaving their plane, "Pistol Packin' Mama" at the four-engine school at Lockbourne AAF, Ohio, during WASP ferry training Flying Fortress. "Pistol Packin Mama" was a AF assigned to the BG flying out of Italy during