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The Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) of WWII

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The Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) of WWII

February 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

During World War II over one thousand women served as Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP), freeing male pilots for combat roles at a critical time during the war. The WASP ferried planes from factories to embarkation points; performed engineer test flying of repaired aircraft and did target towing for gunnery training. By the spring of 1944, every P-51 Mustang flown in combat had already been flown by a WASP. This presentation shares their stories as fliers, patriots, and women who had to fight for the right to be called veterans.

Natalie J. Stewart-Smith has been an educator for over 25 years and taught at the elementary, high school, and college levels. As a former Army officer and historian, she is interested in women’s contributions to the military, particularly those who served as military aviators.

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Date:
February 22
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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Venue

Mohave Museum of History and Arts
400 W. Beale St.
Kingman, AZ 86401 United States
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Phone:
928-715-0288
Website:
http://www.mohavemuseum.org/