WASP: Women With Wings In WWII

WASP- Women With Wings In WWII

WASP: Women With Wings In WWII

About 1,100 young women flew military aircraft stateside during World War II as part of a program called Women Airforce Service Pilots — WASP for short. These civilian volunteers ferried and tested planes so male pilots could head to combat duty. The groundbreaking program lasted only two years and nearly fell through the cracks of history.

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