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Through firsthand accounts, these women share their experiences as they test-fly newly repaired aircraft, drag banners behind their planes so male trainees can practice shooting moving targets with live ammunition (!), and ferry all kinds of aircraft from factories to military bases. Their courage, determination, and lively camaraderie make every page inspiring and surprising.
Yankee Doodle Gals will give today’s young people a new look at World War II and show them just how dramatically society has changed since then.
|1||The Chance of a Lifetime||7|
|3||Birth of the Wasps||17|
|4||Ready to Sign Up||23|
|6||Cood Times, Fun Stuff||41|
|7||Sky-High Delivery Service||49|
|8||Flying Wrecks - Dodging Bullets||61|
|10||Sent Home too Soon||75|
|11||Up, Up, and Away!||83|
|Appendix||Tips on Becoming a Pilot Today Chronology||86|
|Acknowledgments and Notes||88|
Posted May 11, 2004