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Women in the Military and Women Airforce Service Pilots By: Bailey and Amanda Most people don’t know how much women do and help in the military.

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1 Women in the Military and Women Airforce Service Pilots By: Bailey and Amanda Most 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 war  Nancy 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 Pilots  Jackie Cochran was the head of W.A.S.P  Dot Chasney wanted to help end war  Nancy 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 Pilots  Jackie Cochran was the head of W.A.S.P

3 Nancy Love and Jackie Cochran

4 Famous  Women were taking jobs that were made for men and were performing them great during World War II  One Interesting person was the great Rosie the Riveter who represented the women who worked in manufacturing plants while the men were fighting  Women were signing up for WAVES-Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service and WAAC-Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps  Women were taking jobs that were made for men and were performing them great during World War II  One Interesting person was the great Rosie the Riveter who represented the women who worked in manufacturing plants while the men were fighting  Women were signing up for WAVES-Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service and WAAC-Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps

5 Famous W.A.S.P  Nancy 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 pilots  Nancy 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 pilots

6 Interesting Facts  During World War II women’s rights became the same as men’s  Women wrote songs when they waited to fly  While the armed forces filled the position with manpower the industries filled it with womanpower  Some women pilots pulled risky stunts such as sunbathing while flying in an open cockpit PT- 19  During World War II women’s rights became the same as men’s  Women wrote songs when they waited to fly  While the armed forces filled the position with manpower the industries filled it with womanpower  Some 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.com 3rd picture is of Jackie Cochran from Answers.com too 4th picture is of Rosie the Riveter from wikimedia.org 5th picture was of a PT-19 plane from aerofiles.com Last picture was of fireworks from firebirdents.com 1st picture was of a plane by Robert Edsel 2nd picture is of Nancy Love from Answers.com 3rd picture is of Jackie Cochran from Answers.com too 4th picture is of Rosie the Riveter from wikimedia.org 5th picture was of a PT-19 plane from aerofiles.com Last picture was of fireworks from firebirdents.com

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