The Women with Silver Wings: The Inspiring True Story of the Women Airforce Service Pilots of World War II
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Katherine Sharp Landdeck. (2020). The Women with Silver Wings: The Inspiring True Story of the Women Airforce Service Pilots of World War II. Crown.

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Katherine Sharp Landdeck. 2020. The Women With Silver Wings: The Inspiring True Story of the Women Airforce Service Pilots of World War II. Crown.

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Katherine Sharp Landdeck, The Women With Silver Wings: The Inspiring True Story of the Women Airforce Service Pilots of World War II. Crown, 2020.

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Katherine Sharp Landdeck. The Women With Silver Wings: The Inspiring True Story of the Women Airforce Service Pilots of World War II. Crown, 2020. Web.

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      • bioText: Katherine Sharp Landdeck is an associate professor of history at Texas Woman’s University, the home of the WASP archives. A Guggenheim Fellow at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum and a graduate of the University of Tennessee, where she earned her Ph.D., Landdeck has received numerous awards for her work on the WASP and has appeared as an expert on NPR’s Morning Edition, PBS, and the History channel. Her work has been published in The Washington PostThe Atlantic, and HuffPost, as well as in numerous academic and aviation publications. Landdeck is a licensed pilot who flies whenever she can.
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“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...
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“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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