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Clipped wings : the rise and fall of the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASPs) of World War II / Molly Merryman.

Author/Creator:
Merryman, Molly.
Publication:
New York : New York University Press, c1998.
Format/Description:
Book
xi, 239 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Women's Air Service Pilots (U.S.)
World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Female.
Women air pilots -- United States -- History.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American.
Contents:
The development of the Women Airforce Service Pilots : from guarded experiment to valuable support role
Becoming soldiers : tracing WASP expansion and plans for militarization
From praise to rancor : media opinion changes as men return from battle
No allies for the WASPs : Congress responds to male public interest groups
They'll be home for christmas : the WASP program disbands
On a different battlefield : the WASP fight for militarization after the war
Recognizing the gendered warrior : history and theory intersect with the fate of the WASPs
Coda.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 185-226) and index.
ISBN:
0814755674 (alk. paper)
OCLC:
37418189
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