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Jacqueline Cochran : biography of a pioneer aviator

Author: Rhonda Smith-Daugherty
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This revealing biography explores Cochran's childhood in an impoverished Florida mill town, her early career as a pilot, and her role in creating and leading the WASPs during World War II. This detailed profile, removing Cochran from Earhart's shadow, firmly establishes the aviatrix as a pivotal figure in the history of women in aviation and in war"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Jacqueline Cochran; Jacqueline Cochran
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rhonda Smith-Daugherty
ISBN: 9780786462759 0786462752
OCLC Number: 757462094
Description: x, 211 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: The making of Jacqueline Cochran --
The lady is a pilot --
America's number one woman flier --
An unusual life --
Woman in war --
Jacqueline Cochran and the WASPs --
The WASP experience --
The end of the WASPs --
High flying --
Postscript --
Appendix one: biographical sketches --
General Henry H. Arnold, USAF, 1886-1950 --
Vincent H. Bendix, 1882-1945 --
Amelia Earhart, 1897-1937 --
Colonel Oveta Culp Hobby, 1905-1990 --
Nancy Harkness Love, 1914-1976 --
General George C. Marshall, U.S. Army --
Floyd odlum, 1892-1976 --
Alexander N.P. de Seversky, 1894-1974 --
Lieutenant General Barton K. Yount, USAF --
Appendix two: Aircraft flown by Jacqueline Cochran.
Responsibility: Rhonda Smith-Daugherty.

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"This revealing biography explores Cochran's childhood in an impoverished Florida mill town, her early career as a pilot, and her role in creating and leading the WASPs during World War II. This detailed profile, removing Cochran from Earhart's shadow, firmly establishes the aviatrix as a pivotal figure in the history of women in aviation and in war"--Provided by publisher.

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