Elizabeth Gardner of the USA’s wartime WASP (Women Airforce Service Pilots). The WASP were civilian women whose duties involved aircraft “ferrying” (delivering military aircraft to their designated posts) and military pilot training. Efforts during the war to gain them military status failed, in part, owing to objections from male civilian pilots attached to the US forces. This status was finally granted retrospectively, in 1977.

Elizabeth Gardner of the USA’s wartime WASP (Women Airforce Service Pilots). The WASP were civilian women whose duties involved aircraft “ferrying” (delivering military aircraft to their designated posts) and military pilot training. Efforts during the war to gain them military status failed, in part, owing to objections from male civilian pilots attached to the US forces. This status was finally granted retrospectively, in 1977.

Amelia Earhart - she was a nurse's aid in Toronto, CA during WW1. Many of her…

Amelia Earhart - she was a nurse's aid in Toronto, CA during WW1. Many of her…

Alligator Women - PROJECT B - Limited Edition Prints, Vintage Photographs, Shop Collections

Alligator Women

Alligator Women - PROJECT B - Limited Edition Prints, Vintage Photographs, Shop Collections

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