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The Women with Silver Wings: The Inspiring True Story of the Women Airforce Service Pilots of World War II

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"The brainchild of ... pilots Nancy Love and Jacqueline Cochran, the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) gave women ... a chance to serve their country--and to prove that women aviators were just as skilled as men. While not authorized to serve in combat, the WASP helped train male pilots for service abroad, and ferried bombers and pursuits across the country. Thirty-eight WASP would not survive the war. But even taking into account these tragic losses, Love and Cochran's social experiment seemed to be a resounding success ...

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The Women with Silver Wings: The Inspiring True Story of the Women Airforce Service Pilots of World War II 2021, Crown Publishing Group (NY)

ISBN-13: 9781524762827

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The Women with Silver Wings: The Inspiring True Story of the Women Airforce Service Pilots of World War II 2020, Crown Publishing Group (NY)

ISBN-13: 9781524762810

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