Women Pilots of World War II

Women Pilots of World War II presents a rare look at the personal experiences of the Women Air Force Service Pilots (WASPs) by recording the adventures from one of eighteen classes of women to graduate from the Army Air Forces flight ...

Women Pilots of World War II

Women Pilots of World War II

Jean Hascall Cole's interviews with her fellow classmates documents their valuable contribution to the history of women, aviation, and the military. Women Pilots of World War II presents a rare look at the personal experiences of the Women Air Force Service Pilots (WASPs) by recording the adventures of one of eighteen classes of women to graduate from the Army Air Forces flight training school during World War II. This unique oral history verifies and shines a long-overdue spotlight on the flying accomplishments of these remarkable women.

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Women Pilots of World War II
Language: en
Pages: 220
Authors: Jean Hascall Cole, Wendy Cole
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1992-03 - Publisher: University of Utah Press

Jean Hascall Cole's interviews with her fellow classmates documents their valuable contribution to the history of women, aviation, and the military. Women Pilots of World War II presents a rare look at the personal experiences of the Women Air Force Service Pilots (WASPs) by recording the adventures of one of
Flying for Her Country
Language: en
Pages: 109
Authors: Amy Goodpaster Strebe
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

American and Russian women served vailantly as pilots during the Second World War, in spite of gender discrimination and the lack of postwar aviation opportunities.
American Women Pilots of World War II
Language: en
Pages: 112
Authors: Karen Donelly
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group

Profiles American women who served as pilots during World War II, and describes their struggles to prove their value both in war time and after returning home.
Women Pilots of World War II
Language: en
Pages: 32
Authors: Lisa L. Owens
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-08-01 - Publisher: Lerner Publications ™

World War II marked the first time women pilots were trained to fly military planes in the United States. Although most were not allowed to fly combat missions, they provided great service to the Allied forces. Learn about the brave women in the United States, Great Britain, and the Soviet
Nancy Love and the WASP Ferry Pilots of World War II
Language: en
Pages: 332
Authors: Sarah Byrn Rickman
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher: University of North Texas Press

She flew the swift P-51 and the capricious P-38, but the heavy, four-engine B-17 bomber and C-54 transport were her forte. This is the story of Nancy Harkness Love who, early in World War II, recruited and led the first group of twenty-eight women to fly military aircraft for the

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