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Fly gals of World War II

Eleanor Thompson Wortz

Fly gals of World War II

Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP)

by Eleanor Thompson Wortz

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Published by Robertson Pub. in Los Gatos, Cailf .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Alumni and alumnae,
  • Women Airforce Service Pilots (U.S.),
  • Military Air pilots,
  • Women test pilots,
  • Catawba College,
  • American Aerial operations,
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • Female Participation,
  • Women air pilots,
  • Biography,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEleanor Thompson Wortz
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD790 .W68 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 159 p. :
    Number of Pages159
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25118357M
    ISBN 101611700345
    ISBN 109781611700343
    LC Control Number2011929982

    American women have been involved with flight from the beginning, but until , most people believed women could not fly, that Amelia Earhart was an exception to the rule. World War II changed everything. “It is on the record that women can fly as well as men,” stated General Henry H. Arnold, commanding general of the Army Air by: 9.   On Wednesday, more than 1, women who flew military planes during World War II will be honored with the Congressional Gold Medal. They were known as WASP, Women Airforce Service Pilots, and at.

    The Battle of Britain has been the subject of innumerable works, but for vividness and a sense of the overall flow of the battle, Derek Wood and Derek Dempster’s The Narrow Margin is excellent for the British side, while Adolf Galland’s The First and the Last offers an intriguing look at the battle from the perspective of a German fighter pilot who later became a senior fighter Author: Richard P. Hallion. Barbara Erickson London (July 1, — July 7, ) was a Women Air-force Service Pilot (WASP) and a member of the Women's Auxiliary Ferry Squadron. She was considered a ferry pilot where she would pick up and deliver various military aircraft to and from factories and airbases throughout the United : July 1, , Seattle, Washington.

    Yankee Doodle Gals: Women Pilots Of World War Ii: Nathan, Amy: Books - (24). After WWII and in the early years of the Cold War, German Generals were asked to review their work in WWII- and assess the capabilities of the Soviet Russian War Machine. This book is a collection of those treatises/lectures from the early s .


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