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Nancy Batson Crews [electronic resource] : Alabama's first lady of flight / Sarah Byrn Rickman ; foreword by Jane Kirkpatrick.

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Author/Creator:
Rickman, Sarah Byrn.
Publication:
Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, c2009.
Series:
Fire ant books.
Fire ant books
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (231 p.)
Subjects:
Women air pilots -- United States -- Biography.
Air pilots -- United States -- Biography.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Female.
Birmingham (Ala.) -- Biography.
United States. Women's Auxiliary Ferrying Squadron -- Biography.
Women Airforce Service Pilots (U.S.) -- Biography.
Crews, Nancy Batson, 1920-2001.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
A riveting oral history/biography of a pioneering woman aviator.
Contents:
Boys, I've brought you a real lemon
Daughter of Alabama
Flight!
The WAFS
The best of all jobs
Women in pursuit
The question of militarization
The best and worst of times
Beyond the war: life goes on
The pain of change
Gliding: better than sex!
Paul and the WASP
Passing the torch: Radford learns to fly
California City
Lake Country estates
Enhancing the legacy
Nancy and the planes she ferried
The reunion
From Cub to King Air
Pneumonia, or something worse?
Terminal
Alabama Women's Hall of Fame
Redemption
Paul Jr.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 197-202) and indexes.
ISBN:
0-8173-8293-3
OCLC:
818115612
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