[Letter from Office of the Secretary of Defense to Distinguished Veterans and Members of the Women Airforce Service Pilots, October 16, 2002]

One of 213 letters in the series: Suzette VanDaell Douglas Collection available on this site.

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Letter from Chairman Albert C. Zapanta of the Reserve Forces Policy Board, Office of the Secretary of Defense to Distinguished Veterans and Members of the Women Airforce Service Pilots inviting the WASPs to attend the Board's 50th Anniversary and Awards Dinner.

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[2] p. ; 28 cm.

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Zapanta, Albert C. October 16, 2002.

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  • Zapanta, Albert C. Chairman, Reserve Forces Policy Board, Office of the Secretary of Defense

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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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  • Main Title: [Letter from Office of the Secretary of Defense to Distinguished Veterans and Members of the Women Airforce Service Pilots, October 16, 2002]
  • Series Title: Suzette VanDaell Douglas Collection

Description

Letter from Chairman Albert C. Zapanta of the Reserve Forces Policy Board, Office of the Secretary of Defense to Distinguished Veterans and Members of the Women Airforce Service Pilots inviting the WASPs to attend the Board's 50th Anniversary and Awards Dinner.

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[2] p. ; 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.

World War Two Collection

These materials focus on WWII and the immediate postwar period of the late 1940s. In addition to materials created during the time period, materials may include modern studies and commemorative works about the era.

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  • October 16, 2002

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  • Aug. 18, 2017, 11:16 a.m.

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  • Aug. 21, 2017, 10:24 a.m.

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Zapanta, Albert C. [Letter from Office of the Secretary of Defense to Distinguished Veterans and Members of the Women Airforce Service Pilots, October 16, 2002], letter, October 16, 2002; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth873999/: accessed February 25, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting National WASP WWII Museum.