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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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display_description“With the fate of the free world hanging in the balance, women pilots went aloft to serve their nation. . . . A soaring tale in which, at long last, these daring World War II pilots gain the credit they deserve.”—Liza Mundy, New York Times bestselling author of Code Girls

“A powerful story of reinvention, community and ingenuity born out of global upheaval.”—Newsday

When the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor in December 1941, Cornelia Fort was already in the air. At twenty-two, Fort had escaped Nashville’s debutante scene for a fresh start as a flight instructor in Hawaii. She and her student were in the middle of their lesson when the bombs began to fall, and they barely made it back to ground that morning. Still, when the U.S. Army Air Forces put out a call for women pilots to aid the war effort, Fort was one of the first to respond. She became one of just over 1,100 women...
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subject_facetAir pilots, Military -- United States -- Biography
Women Airforce Service Pilots (U.S.)
Women air pilots -- United States -- Biography
World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Female
title_displayThe women with silver wings : the inspiring true story of the Women Airforce Service pilots of World War II
title_fullThe Women with Silver Wings The Inspiring True Story of the Women Airforce Service Pilots of World War II
The women with silver wings : the inspiring true story of the Women Airforce Service pilots of World War II / Katherine Sharp Landdeck
title_shortThe women with silver wings
title_subThe Inspiring True Story of the Women Airforce Service Pilots of World War II
topic_facetAir pilots, Military
History
Military
Nonfiction
Participation, Female
Women air pilots
Women's Studies
World War, 1939-1945