Fly Gals: Women Airforce Service Pilots in World War II

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Name: Fly Gals: Women Airforce Service Pilots in World War II
Date: March 18, 2017
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM PDT
Event Description:

Fly Gals: Women Airforce Service Pilots in World War II
March 18th 2017, @ 4:00 PM
Oregon City Public Library

Author and speaker, Sig Unander, will share the fascinating story of the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASPs) in World War II. The WASPs were the first American women military pilots in history. During the war they flew vital ferry, training and flight missions to free up men for combat operations. Led by famed aviators Jacqueline Cochran and Nancy Love, more than a thousand women pilots from all parts of the country graduated from military flight training and flew difficult and often hazardous missions. Presentation will include rare period photographs and profiles of individual WASPs, including Portland's remarkable Hazel Ying Lee, the first Chinese-American woman pilot.

Location:
Oregon City Public Library
Date/Time Information:
March 18th 2017, @ 4:00 PM
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Fees/Admission:
Free
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