The Resource Fly girls : the daring American women pilots who helped win WWII, P. O'Connell Pearson

Fly girls : the daring American women pilots who helped win WWII, P. O'Connell Pearson

Label
Fly girls : the daring American women pilots who helped win WWII
Title
Fly girls
Title remainder
the daring American women pilots who helped win WWII
Statement of responsibility
P. O'Connell Pearson
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
At the height of World War II, the US Army Airforce faced a desperate need for skilled pilots--but only men were allowed in military airplanes, even if the expert pilots who were training them to fly were women. Through grit and pure determination, 1,100 of these female pilots--who had to prove their worth time and time again--were finally allowed to ferry planes from factories to bases, to tow targets for live ammunition artillery training, to test repaired planes and new equipment, and more. Their story is one of patriotism, the power of positive attitudes, the love of flying, and the willingness to do good with no concern for personal gain
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Pearson, P. O'Connell
Dewey number
940.54/497309252
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Intended audience
Age: 10 and up
LC call number
D790
LC item number
.P394 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women Airforce Service Pilots (U.S.)
  • Women Airforce Service Pilots (U.S.)
  • Women air pilots
  • Air pilots, Military
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Women air pilots
  • Air pilots, Military
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
Fly girls : the daring American women pilots who helped win WWII, P. O'Connell Pearson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 178-182) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
War clouds -- Preparing for war -- No more choices -- Answering the call -- Becoming Wasps -- Ferrying for Uncle Sam -- Yes to every job -- Greater heights -- Attacked -- At last -- Epilogue
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
198 pages
Isbn
9781534404113
Lccn
2017011062
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
2017011062
Label
Fly girls : the daring American women pilots who helped win WWII, P. O'Connell Pearson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 178-182) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
War clouds -- Preparing for war -- No more choices -- Answering the call -- Becoming Wasps -- Ferrying for Uncle Sam -- Yes to every job -- Greater heights -- Attacked -- At last -- Epilogue
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
198 pages
Isbn
9781534404113
Lccn
2017011062
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
2017011062

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