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The purpose of the WAFS was to deliver planes from the factory to military bases. the WAFS and WFTD (Women’s Flying Trainin.

WASP in WW2

WASP Videos Resource: Women Airforce Service Pilots - Remembered By Those who Knew Them

Flight nurses of the 807th Medical Air Evacuation Transport Squadron show their worn-out shoes after returning to Italy, 9 January 1944. On 8 November 1943 a C-53 carrying 13 flight nurses and 13 medics of the 807th MAETS crash-landed in Nazi-occupied Albania. Over the next 2 months, they will all safely escape by foot back to Allied territory.

Flight nurses of the Medical Air Evacuation Transport Squadron show off the holes in their shoes. Their plane went down in Nazi-occupied Albania on November and they were rescued and returned to Italy on January 1944 ~

Mary Loving and fellow army nurses WWII 1943

People's War - A Few Memories: Army Nursing

ATA Members - Mary Webb Nicholson

Mary Webb Nicholson, World War II Vet Nicholson family photo

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Jewish children being forced to give German soldiers a Nazi salute.

Mary Ellis

Mary Ellis, a woman pilot who was responsible for flying and delivering some of the most iconic and vital aircraft in

WASPS, 1942

WASPs flew approximately 60 million miles and suffered 38 fatalities, or 1 to about hours of flying.

Flight Nurses and enlisted technicians of the 803rd Medical Air Evacuation Squadron, stand in formation after receiving the Air Medal during a ceremony at Ledo, Assam, India. 27 March 1945 ~

Flight Nurses and enlisted technicians of the Medical Air Evacuation Squadron, stand in formation after receiving the Air Medal during a ceremony at Ledo, Assam, India.

03 Apr 44: 24 year old aviator Evelyn Sharp one of the original Women's Auxiliary Ferrying Squadron (WAFS) pilots is killed in Pennsylvania in the crash of a twin engine P-38 Lightning. At the time of her death she was a squadron commander only three flights from her fifth rating the highest certificate then available to women.

03 Apr 24 year old aviator Evelyn Sharp, one of the original Women's Auxiliary Ferrying Squadron (WAFS) pilots, is killed in Pennsylvania in the crash of a twin engine Lightning. At the time of her death she was a squadron commander, only three f

28 Badass Historic Pictures Of Women During WWII

28 Badass Historic Pictures Of Women During WWII

Pilots of the Transport Auxiliary Service hustle to their planes during a training drill in 1940

WASP C-47 flight crew: Pilot Joanna Trebtoske (Jenks), and Copilot Marjorie Logan (Rolle) at Romulus Army Air Field, MI. On 19 August 1943, first Wasps were assigned to US Troop Carrier Command. (U.S. Air Force photo)

WASP crew: Pilot Joanna Trebtoske and Copilot Marjorie Logan at Romulus Army Air Field, Mich. Air Force photo) On Feb. the WASP “Santiago Blue” uniform was first used.

United states army, American soldiers and World war

FlyGirls the Series; We Served Too - The Story of the Women's Airforce Service Pilots of World War II

"The Angels of Bataan and Corregidor" also known as "The Battling Belles of Bataan": US Military Nurses held captive during WWII. (Source: http://wikipedia.org.wiki/Angels_of_Bataan) #NationalNursesWeek2012

Newly liberated Army nurses pose before boarding a flight to the U. They were the "Bataan Angels" of

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Lorraine Rodgers of Alexandria, VA, is one of just women pilots to earn wings as Women Airforce Service Pilots in World War II. Image Courtesy of Lorraine Rodgers.

Amy Johnson CBE 1903-1941 was the first female pilot to fly alone from Britain to Australia. During WWll she flew as part of the Air Transport Auxiliary and subsequently died during a ferry flight.

Amy Johnson CBE was the first female pilot to fly alone from Britain to Australia. During WWll she flew as part of the Air Transport Auxiliary and subsequently died during a ferry flight.

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