Those wonderful women in their flying machines: the unknown heroines of World War II

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Rawson, Wade Publishers, 1979 - Technology & Engineering - 334 pages
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Between 1942 and 1944, nearly two thousand women joined the Women's Airforce Service Pilots, flying cargo planes, bombers, and fighters in some of the war's most dangerous missions

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Includes a brief history of aviation (Wright brothers) and of women in aviation, then continues with a more or less chronological account of women pilots' contributions in WWII, and end with the legislation in the 1970s that finally granted them veterans status. Read full review


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