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Nancy Love and the WASP ferry pilots of World War II

Author: Sarah Byrn Rickman
Publisher: Denton, Tex. : University of North Texas Press, ©2008.
Series: North Texas military biography and memoir series.
Edition/Format:   book_printbook : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"When the United States entered World War II, the Army needed pilots to transport or "ferry" its combat-bound aircraft across the United States for overseas deployment and its trainer airplanes to flight training bases. Male pilots were in short supply, so into this vacuum stepped Nancy Love and her Women's Auxiliary Ferrying Squadron (WAFS). Initially the Army implemented both the WAFS program and Jacqueline  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Rickman, Sarah Byrn.
Nancy Love and the WASP ferry pilots of World War II.
Denton, Tex. : University of North Texas Press, c2008
(OCoLC)607530255
Online version:
Rickman, Sarah Byrn.
Nancy Love and the WASP ferry pilots of World War II.
Denton, Tex. : University of North Texas Press, c2008
(OCoLC)607725042
Named Person: Nancy Harkness Love; Nancy Harkness Love
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Byrn Rickman
ISBN: 9781574412413 1574412418
OCLC Number: 173502734
Description: xx, 332 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Learning to fly --
Learning to live --
Stretching her wings --
Tricycle gear test pilot --
War in Europe! --
Wanted : ferry pilots --
Two women pilot groups --
The originals gather --
Growing pains --
Killed in service of her country --
Transport and transition --
A B-17 bound for england --
Change in the air --
Pursuit school --
The quest for militarization --
In pursuit, coast to coast --
Militarization denied --
Denouement of the WASP --
Flying the hump --
Peace, prosperity, and parenthood --
Life on the Vineyard --
Empty nest --
Fighting spirit.
Series Title: North Texas military biography and memoir series.
Responsibility: by Sarah Byrn Rickman.
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She flew the swift P-51 and the capricious P-38, but the heavy, four-engine B-17 bomber and C-54 transport were her forte. This is the story of Nancy Harkness Love who, early in World War II,  Read more...

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