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From the Publisher"Clipped Wings lets us peer into the political cockpit of militarized gender construction. I've learned a lot from this fine book."
-Cynthia Enloe,author of Does Khaki Still Become You?
"Merryman's work has been hailed as a fresh, astute, analysis of the WASP program. The book is well written and draws on a variety of primary source material including, military documents, interviews with former WASPs, newspapers and articles and Jacqueline Cochran's private papers."
"Merryman has assembled a formidable study of these women pilots using recently declassified government documents, as well as interviews with surviving WASP personnel."
"An excellent study . . . its grounding in feminist history and methodology are timely and welcome."
-American Historical Review,
"Well written and draws on a variety of primary source material. . . . The book adds to the continuing study of women pilots in World War II."
-Net Book Review