WASP: The Women Airforce Service Pilots
The Women Airforce Service Pilots of the "WASP" flew every type of plane the United States used during the war in every role flown by male pilots except combat. The History Guy recalls the service and sacrifices of the WASP.
At the outset of World War II, the U.S. military did not accept female pilots. But women were allowed to serve as civilian contractors flying military planes in non-combat roles. The Women Airforce Service Pilots of the “WASP” flew every type of plane the United States used during the war in every role flown by male pilots except combat. The History Guy recalls the service and sacrifices of the WASP.
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The mission of CAF RISE ABOVE: WASP is to share the story of the Women Airforce Service Pilots in order to inspire others, especially girls and young women, to RISE ABOVE expectations and find a greater appreciation of their potential.
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