Presentation on theme: "Most people don’t know how much women do and help in the military."— Presentation transcript:
1 Most people don’t know how much women do and help in the military. Women in the Military and Women Airforce Service Pilots By: Bailey and AmandaMost people don’t know how much women do and help in the military.
2 Dot Chasney, Nancy Love, and Jackie Cochran Dot Chasney wanted to help end warNancy Love was in charge of the W.A.F.S.- Women’s Auxiliary Ferrying Squadron that were going to ferry planes and later merged with the W.A.S.P.-Women’s Airforce Service PilotsJackie Cochran was the head of W.A.S.P
4 FamousWomen were taking jobs that were made for men and were performing them great during World War IIOne Interesting person was the great Rosie the Riveter who represented the women who worked in manufacturing plants while the men were fightingWomen were signing up for WAVES-Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service and WAAC-Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps
5 Famous W.A.S.PNancy had a plan to start W.A.F.S.-Women’s Auxiliary Ferrying Squadron, which became W.A.S.P.Jackie had other ideas to start a training program for women pilotsW.A.S.P
6 Interesting FactsDuring World War II women’s rights became the same as men’sWomen wrote songs when they waited to flyWhile the armed forces filled the position with manpower the industries filled it with womanpowerSome women pilots pulled risky stunts such as sunbathing while flying in an open cockpit PT-19
7 Credits 1st picture was of a plane by Robert Edsel 2nd picture is of Nancy Love from Answers.com3rd picture is of Jackie Cochran from Answers.com too4th picture is of Rosie the Riveter from wikimedia.org5th picture was of a PT-19 plane from aerofiles.comLast picture was of fireworks from firebirdents.com