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Women Airforce Service Pilots of WWII

Women Airforce Service Pilots of WWII

Women Airforce Service Pilots of WWII

Washington, DC
Sunday, August 29, 2010

Over one-thousand women volunteered to become Women Air Force Service Pilots during World War II. Known as "WASPS," the female pilots were not granted military status until the 1970's. Recently they were honored with the Congressional Gold Medal on Capitol Hill.

Updated: Friday, November 26, 2010 at 6:02pm (ET)

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