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A WASP among Eagles : a woman military test pilot in World War II

Author: Ann Carl
Publisher: Washington : Smithsonian Institution Press, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The memoir of a woman test pilot in World War II. The author belonged to a corps of women pilots on the home front who for the most part delivered planes and tested repaired ones. In her case, however, she experimentally tested the B-29 Superfortress and the Bell YP-59A jet fighter. After the war she became a journalist and sailor, sailing all the way to Turkey.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Personal narratives
Personal narratives, American
Named Person: Ann Carl; Ann Carl; Ann Carl
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, National government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ann Carl
ISBN: 1560988428 9781560988427 1560988703 9781560988700
OCLC Number: 39678068
Description: x, 132 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Ann B. Carl.

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The memoir of a woman test pilot in World War II. The author belonged to a corps of women pilots on the home front who for the most part delivered planes and tested repaired ones. In her case, however, she experimentally tested the B-29 Superfortress and the Bell YP-59A jet fighter. After the war she became a journalist and sailor, sailing all the way to Turkey.

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