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

Author: Katherine Sharp Landdeck.

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

Author: Katherine Sharp Landdeck.

$18.00 $5.98
Item #: D31858
Format: Paperback
Pages: 448
Publication Date: 2021
Publisher: Crown
ISBN: 9781524762827
When the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor, Nashville debutante Cornelia Fort was a flight instructor in Hawaii. Fort later became one of just over 1100 women from across the nation to make it through the Army's rigorous selection process and earn her silver wings. Trailblazing pilots Nancy Love and Jacqueline Cochran formed the Women Airforce Service Pilots (W... More
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When the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor, Nashville debutante Cornelia Fort was a flight instructor in Hawaii. Fort later became one of just over 1100 women from across the nation to make it through the Army's rigorous selection process and earn her silver wings. Trailblazing pilots Nancy Love and Jacqueline Cochran formed the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) to give women like Fort a chance to serve their country, but as Katherine Sharp Landdeck reveals, they had to wait for decades for the recognition that they were just as skilled as men.


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