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A group of seven Women's Auxiliary Ferrying Squadron (WAFS) walk side by side at the Fairchild plant in Hagerstown, Maryland. From left to right, those walking are:
Kathryn (Sis) Bernheim,
Gertrude Meserve,
Dorothy Fulton,
Betty Gillies,…

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Pilot Nancy Harkness Love and Colonel Robert Norman Baker worked together for months, planning the formation of the Women's Auxiliary Ferrying Squadron (WAFS). Here the two stand in front of an aerial map at the New Castle Army Air Base (NCAAP) in…

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Teresa James and Betty Gillies, members of the Women's Auxiliary Ferrying Squadron (WAFS), at the P47 modification center in Evansville, Indiana.

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Members of the Women's Auxiliary Ferrying Squadron (WAFS), Betty Gillies, Evelyn Sharp, Barbara Erickson, and Helen Richards, at Camp Pickett in Blackstone, Virginia on December 2, 1942.

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This photo was taken of members of the Women's Auxiliary Ferrying Squadron (WAFS) in the alert room at the New Castle Army Air Base (NCAAB).
From left to right:
Gertrude Meserve,
Dorothy Fulton,
Betty Gillies,
Nancy Batson,
and Esther Nelson.

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This photo was taken of members of the Women's Auxiliary Ferrying Squadron (WAFS) in the alert room at the New Castle Army Air Base (NCAAB). From left to right:
Gertrude Tubbs,
Nancy Batson,
Betty Gillies (kneeling),
Teresa James,
Esther…

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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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This photo of Betty H. Gillies, Commander of the Women's Auxiliary Ferrying Squadron (WAFS), was taken at New Castle Army Air Base.

Army Air Forces Photo

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Betty Gillies, the commander of the Women's Auxiliary Ferrying Squadron (WAFS), on the flight line with parachute and P-47.
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