- Women’s Air Force Service Pilots
- (WASPS)In 1943, WASPS was established to enable women pilots to assist with the war effort. Although not granted military status, more than 1,000 women served transporting planes from bases to base. Thirty-eight women died in crashes or accidents. WASPS was disbanded in 1945.
Historical Dictionary of the Roosevelt–Truman Era . Neil A. Wynn . 2015.
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