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  • Collection: IWASM Archived Photographs

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The Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) were a group of female aviators that formed in September 1942. This pioneer group of women were employed to fly military aircraft during World War II under the direction of the United States Army Air Forces.…

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Wilhelmina Teerling poses for her class photo. She started her Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) training as a member of the class of 43-W-5 and graduated in the class of 43-W-7.

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Class of 1943 Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) Wilhelmina Teerling sits in a PT-19 at Avenger Field, WASP training grounds.

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Wilhelmina Teerling, a member of the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP), smiles back at the camera from the cockpit of a BT-13A.

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Wilhelmina Teerling , Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) Class of '43-7, sitting in the cockpit of the large B-25 T-635 plane called "Wah-Hoo-Wah."

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Two Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) - Nancy Harkness Love and Betty Gillies - stand with men at Goose Bay.

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At the Fairchild plant in Hagerstown, Maryland, the Women's Auxiliary Ferrying Squadron (WAFS) assemble to pick up PT-19s to ferry to Air Force bases. Dressed in winter flying gear they are briefed by Control Officer, Captain Frank. Standing next to…

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Virginia Thomas accepting the Ohio Achievement Award in 1956. She joined the Ninety-Nines in 1947.

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Aviatrix Virgina Thomas standing next to a plane. She is wearing an Amelia Earhart medallion pendant and a Ninety-Nines pin.
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