Women with Wings: Women Pilots of World War II

Women with Wings: Women Pilots of World War II

by Shannon Baker Moore

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Women with Wings discusses how in the 1940s, women broke free from traditional gender roles by piloting aircraft both on the homefront and in combat, making critical contributions to the Allied victory in World War II. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

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ISBN-13: 9781624023156
Publisher: ABDO
Publication date: 01/01/2017
Series: Hidden Heroes Series
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 38 MB
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Age Range: 12 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 "Train Two Women to Fly It" 4

Chapter 2 Pioneers 16

Chapter 3 War in the Skies 28

Chapter 4 "ATA-Girls" 40

Chapter 5 Soviet Pilots 52

Chapter 6 Wafs & Weld 64

Chapter 7 Wasps 78

Chapter 8 After the War 88

Timeline 98

Essential Facts 100

Glossary 102

Additional Resources 104

Source Notes 106

Index 110

About the Author 112

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