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A WASP among Eagles

a woman military test pilot in World War II

by Ann Carl

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Published by Smithsonian Institution Press in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Carl, Ann.,
    • Women Airforce Service Pilots (U.S.) -- Biography.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American.,
    • Women air pilots -- United States -- Biography.,
    • Women test pilots -- United States -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 127) and index.

      StatementAnn B. Carl.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD790 .C272 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 132 p. :
      Number of Pages132
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL377744M
      ISBN 101560988428
      LC Control Number98039772

      A WASP among Eagles: A Woman Military Test Pilot in World War II: Publication Type: Book: Year of Publication: Authors: Carl, Ann B. Number of Pages: Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press: City: Washington, D.C. Abstract: The memoir of a woman test pilot in World War II. A WASP among Eagles is the first-person story of how Baumgartner learned to fly, trained as a WASP, and became one of the earliest jet-age pioneers. Flying such planes as the Curtiss A Helldiver, the Lockheed P, and the B Superfortress, she was the first woman to participate in a host of experiments, including in-air refueling and Brand: Smithsonian.

        A WASP among Eagles is the first-person story of how Baumgartner learned to fly, trained as a WASP, and became one of the earliest jet-age pioneers. Flying such planes as the Curtiss A Helldiver, the Lockheed P, and the B Superfortress, she was the first woman to participate in a host of experiments, including in-air refueling and. She continued writing, and authored A WASP among Eagles: a woman military test pilot in World War II that discussed her experience as an experimental test pilot in World War II. She also wrote "The Small World of Long Distance Sailors". Carl died at a nursing home in Kilmarnock on Ma

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