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Honoring the female pilots of WWII

Women play huge role in World War II aviation efforts

Women play huge role in World War II aviation efforts By Martha Lockwood, Air Force News Service / Published March 13, 2015 FORT MEADE, Md. (AFNS) -- The Air Force's acceptance of women into the force dates back to long before the first "Women's History Week" celebration in 1978. In 1942, the U.S. Army Air Corps (USAAC) took the unheard-of step of forming and employing two women's aviation units. That same year, a unit of flight nurses who had not yet quite finished their Read more [...]

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