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WWII Female Air Force Pilots Still Flying High

by Daniel Hajek
Jan 5, 2014 (All Things Considered) — From 1943 to 1944, the Women Airforce Service Pilots flew more than 60 million miles across the United States chartering soldiers, test-flying planes and conducting training exercises during World War II. The 1,102 female pilots were honored at the Rose Parade on Wednesday, with eight veteran pilots taking a ride atop their float.

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