Show Notes: Women Airforce Service Pilots Part 1

Tracy Wilson

Jacqueline Cochran, Director of Women Pilots, AAF; and Brig. General Stearley review WASPs of the target-towing squadron at Camp Davis, NC. Jacqueline Cochran, Director of Women Pilots, AAF, and Brig. General Stearley, review WASPs of the target-towing squadron at Camp Davis, NC.

This week, we're extremely excited to be talking to Dr. Katherine Landdeck of Texas Woman's University about a subject some of our listeners have asked to hear more about: the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) of World War II. Today, we talk about how these women became pilots, what their training was like, and how the program was both an experiment to see how women would work as military pilots and a necessity of war.

Our listener mail is from Amy, who writes about our Sir Isaac Newton and Katharine Dexter McCormick podcasts.

Episode link: WASP of WWII with Dr. Katherine Sharp Landdeck, Part 1

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