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Harlingen Army Air Field, Texas—Elizabeth L. Gardner of Rockford, Illinois, WASP (Women’s Airforce Service Pilot) pilot, takes a look around before sending her plane streaking down the runway at the air base

Lillian Yonally at Avenger Field in Sweetwater, Texas, in 1943. Courtesy of Lillian Yonally

A Contraband Camera: Photos Of World War II WASP

Lillian Yonally was a WASP – a Women Airforce Service Pilot. During WWII, the WASPs flew military aircraft on training flights in the USA to train volunteer male pilots for combat missions.

WASP (Women's Air Service Pilots) girls who inspired the book Dawn of a Thousand Nights.

Women in WWII ~ WASP (Women's Air Service Pilots) girls who inspired the book Dawn of a Thousand Nights.

WASP pilot Deanie Parish in front of her P-47 Thunderbolt aircraft, circa early 1940s (tyndall aaf, fl) (deanie looks almost as if she's wearing a marine/navy cloth cap here. i guess that's possible given that it's florida)

[Photo] WASP pilot Deanie (Bishop) Parrish in front of her P-47 Thunderbolt aircraft, circa early 1940s

Deanie Parish in front of a - Women Airforce Service Pilots - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Jobs for the girls: Other naval roles available to women included working as motor transport drivers, although as this image shows, that often included doing repairs

Jobs for the girls: Amazing vintage photographs provide a vivid snapshot of working life for British women during World War Two

Browse WWII: Women At War latest photos. View images and find out more about WWII: Women At War at Getty Images.

WII les femmes dans Royal Army Anglaise

Interesting Photos of Women in World War II Nancy Nesbit, a pilot trainee in the Women's Flying Training Detachment checks with the control tower from the cockpit of her single engine Army trainer at Avenger Field in Texas

Amelia Earhart

Amelia Mary Earhart was an American aviation pioneer and author. Earhart was the first female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. Distinguished Flying Cross for this record.

Holocaust survivors from the illegal immigrant ship Exodus . . . Can't help but notice the girl facing the camera and the hope in her eyes . . .

livefromjerusalem: Holocaust survivors from the immigrant ship Exodus. In spite of all the brutalization she’s suffered, she retains her humanity, her inner beauty shines like light from her eyes.

Shirley Slade was a WASP in pilot training at Avenger Field, Sweetwater, Texas when her picture appeared on the cover of Life Magazine, issue of July 19, 1943. WASP. Women's Air Service Pilots

Shirley Slade was a WASP in pilot training at Avenger Field, Sweetwater, Texas when her picture appeared on the cover of Life Magazine, issue of July WASP.

Pilot trainee Shirley Slade she sits on the wing of her Army trainer at Avenger Field, Sweetwater, Texas, July 19, 1943. In September, Slade graduated as part of the Women Airforce Service Pilots Class 43-5.

Jobs for the girls: Amazing vintage photographs provide a vivid snapshot of working life for British women during World War Two

July 1943 Cover of Life Magazine. Pilot trainee Shirley Slade sits on the wing of her Army trainer at Avenger Field, Sweetwater, Texas, July In September, Slade graduated as part of the Women Airforce Service Pilots Class

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July 1943 Cover of Life Magazine. Pilot trainee Shirley Slade sits on the wing of her Army trainer at Avenger Field, Sweetwater, Texas, July In September, Slade graduated as part of the Women Airforce Service Pilots Class

Life Magazine cover of Woman Pilot
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