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Silver Wings, Flying Dreams : the Complete Story of the Women Airforce Service Pilots

Author: Bill Suchy Productions, LLC.; Films Media Group,
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Bill Suchy Productions, LLC, New York, N.Y. : Distributed by Films Media Group, [2015] ©2015 2017.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is the amazing true story of pioneering women, who for a brief moment in the darkest days of WWII, shattered the glass ceiling to become the first women to pilot American military aircraft. Surviving WASP relive their personal experiences and the challenges they faced while ferrying aircraft, flying as test pilots and towing targets for live anti-aircraft practice. They also bring to light their sixty-six year  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Internet videos
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Bill Suchy Productions, LLC.; Films Media Group,
OCLC Number: 1004243983
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally released by Bill Suchy Productions, LLC, 2015.
Streaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on March 23, 2017.
Title from distributor's description (Films Media Group, May 17, 2017).
Target Audience: 9 & up.
Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (54 min., 41 sec.)) : sound, color
Contents: World War II Comes to America (2:57) --
Women's Auxiliary Ferrying Squadron (2:59) --
First WASP Training Site (5:13) --
Heartbreaking Consequences (2:41) --
Mechanical Failures and Close Calls (4:25) --
Deployed to Different Tasks (2:42) --
Ferrying Flight (3:56) --
Secret Missions (4:03) --
Early 1944 (3:00) --
WASP Disbanded (4:55) --
End of the War (2:21) --
Grass Roots Organization (3:55) --
Lobbying to Get Bill Passed (3:45) --
WASP Recognized for Contributions (4:40) --
Credits: Silver Wing, Flying Dreams: The Complete Story of the Women Airforce Service Pilots. (1:43).
Other Titles: Complete Story of the Women Airforce Service Pilots
Responsibility: Bill Suchy Productions, LLC.
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This is the amazing true story of pioneering women, who for a brief moment in the darkest days of WWII, shattered the glass ceiling to become the first women to pilot American military aircraft. Surviving WASP relive their personal experiences and the challenges they faced while ferrying aircraft, flying as test pilots and towing targets for live anti-aircraft practice. They also bring to light their sixty-six year long struggle for recognition and veterans rights.

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