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Author Owens, L. L, author.

Title Women pilots of World War II / Lisa L. Owens.

Publication Info. Minneapolis : Lerner Publications, [2019]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction    j 940.5449 OWE    Available
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Description 32 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
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Series Heroes of World War II
Heroes of World War II (Lerner Publishing Group, Inc.).
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Fly girls report for duty -- Women pilots on the rise -- The birth of the WASP -- Training days -- The job at hand -- A lasting legacy.
Summary World War II marked the first time women pilots were trained to fly military planes in the United States. Although most were not allowed to fly combat missions, they provided great service to the Allied forces. Learn about the brave women in the United States, Great Britain, and the Soviet Union who trained, flew, and fought for the Allies, blazing a path for women in the military.
Subject Women Airforce Service Pilots (U.S.) -- Juvenile literature.
Women Airforce Service Pilots (U.S.).
Women air pilots -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Air pilots, Military -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American -- Juvenile literature.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Female -- Juvenile literature.
Women air pilots -- United States.
Air pilots, Military -- United States.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Female.
ISBN 9781541521537 (lb ; alk. paper)

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