[WASP Songbook]

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Songbook containing lyrics and illustrations about the WASP, created for the organization's 50th anniversary reunion in San Antonio, Texas. Songs in this collection include: The WASP Song; Hymn to Avenger; You'll Go Forth; Yankee Doodle Pilots; Rugged But Right; I Wanna Be a Miss H.P.; Buckle Down, Fifinella; I'm a Flying Wreck; Roll Out the Airplanes!; The Mess Hall Song; Do You Have Your Wings?; Deep in the Heart of Texas; We Were Only Only Fooling; Zoot-Suits and Parachutes; I've Got Sixpence; The Gay Desperado; Gee, Mom, I Want to Go Home; We Got the Stuff, The Right Stuff; Would ... continued below

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18 p. : ill. ; 23 x15 cm.

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Parrish, Deanie Bishop September 9, 1992.

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This pamphlet is part of the collection entitled: National WASP WWII Museum and one other and was provided by National WASP WWII Museum to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. More information about this pamphlet can be viewed below.

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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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Songbook containing lyrics and illustrations about the WASP, created for the organization's 50th anniversary reunion in San Antonio, Texas. Songs in this collection include: The WASP Song; Hymn to Avenger; You'll Go Forth; Yankee Doodle Pilots; Rugged But Right; I Wanna Be a Miss H.P.; Buckle Down, Fifinella; I'm a Flying Wreck; Roll Out the Airplanes!; The Mess Hall Song; Do You Have Your Wings?; Deep in the Heart of Texas; We Were Only Only Fooling; Zoot-Suits and Parachutes; I've Got Sixpence; The Gay Desperado; Gee, Mom, I Want to Go Home; We Got the Stuff, The Right Stuff; Would You Like to Swing on a Star; Show Me; and the Army Air Corps Song. The last page includes a dedication to the WASP who died and a poem.

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18 p. : ill. ; 23 x15 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.

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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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  • September 9, 1992

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  • Jan. 15, 2018, 9:12 p.m.

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Parrish, Deanie Bishop. [WASP Songbook], pamphlet, September 9, 1992; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth908980/: accessed May 22, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting National WASP WWII Museum.