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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Overview

Hidden Heroes brings to light the straggles and triumphs of key figures whose stories have been lost in time. Discover whose calculations launched the US space ships. Learn whose pen brought down art oil empire. Explore whose heroic flights helped win World War II. Activists, journalists, mathematicians, pilots, and even baseball players all had an impact on society. Their names may not be well known today, but their contributions still resonate. Uncover their lives and legacies in Hidden Heroes.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781680783919
Publisher: Abdo Publishing
Publication date: 01/01/2017
Series: Hidden Heroes
Pages: 112
Sales rank: 1,225,122
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)
Lexile: 1020L (what's this?)
Age Range: 13 - 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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