[Clipping: History of wartime female pilots kept aloft by Chandelle project]

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Photocopy of a newspaper clipping, spread across two pages, of an article about female pilot veterans starting the Chandelle project in which they will tell the stories of the Women Airforce Service Pilots and the Women's Auxiliary Ferrying Squadron (WAFs).

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[2] p. : ill. ; 28 cm.

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Andrews, Terry Creation Date: Unknown.

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National WASP WWII Museum

Located at Avenger Field in Nolan County Texas, the WASP World War II Museum commits to preserving the legacy of the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) of WWII. As a teaching museum, it features archives, exhibits, and oral histories that record a significant period in history when women dared to break barriers and contribute to victory.

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Photocopy of a newspaper clipping, spread across two pages, of an article about female pilot veterans starting the Chandelle project in which they will tell the stories of the Women Airforce Service Pilots and the Women's Auxiliary Ferrying Squadron (WAFs).

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[2] p. : ill. ; 28 cm.

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National WASP WWII Museum

Bringing the history of the Women Airforce Service Pilots to life, these archives represent the role of the flight school in training women pilots to fly military planes and show how WASPs responded socially and professionally to new challenges brought by war. Included are financial documents, photographs, scrapbooks, correspondence, pilots' logs, and flight manuals.

Abilene Library Consortium

Featuring thousands of newspapers, photographs, sound recordings, technical drawings, and much more, this diverse collection tells the story of Texas through the preservation and exhibition of valuable resources.

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  • Oct. 25, 2018, 6:05 a.m.

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Andrews, Terry. [Clipping: History of wartime female pilots kept aloft by Chandelle project], clipping, Date Unknown; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth1076864/: accessed January 25, 2022), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting National WASP WWII Museum.

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