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Mrs. Elizabeth Bridget “Betty Wall” Strohfus audaciously served her nation during WWII as a Women Airforce Service Pilot (W.A.S.P.).  She served from 1943 until it disbanded in December 1944.  Piloting eight different aircraft including the B-17, B-26, P-39, and her favorite the AT-6, she flew anti-aircraft training missions against US Army ground and bomber forces, towed aerial targets, and even instructed male cadets in the skill of instrument flight.

Mrs. Elizabeth Bridget “Betty Wall” Strohfus audaciously served her nation during WWII as a Women Airforce Service Pilot (W.A.S.P.). She served from 1943 until it disbanded in December 1944. Piloting eight different aircraft including the B-17, B-26, P-39, and her favorite the AT-6, she flew anti-aircraft training missions against US Army ground and bomber forces, towed aerial targets, and even instructed male cadets in the skill of instrument flight.

01 Jun 41: Famous American aviator and test pilot, Mildred "Micky" Tuttle marries David Axton and takes her husband's last name. Mickey was one of the first three WASP (Women AirForce Service Pilots) to be trained as a test pilot and was the first woman to fly a B-29. More: http://scanningwwii.com/a?d=0601&s=410601 #WWII

01 Jun Famous American aviator and test pilot, Mildred "Micky" Tuttle marries David Axton and takes her husband's last name. Mickey was one of the first three WASP (Women AirForce Service Pilots) to be trained as a test pilot and was the first woman t

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The Woman's Land Army of America--Training school, University of Virginia--Apply Woman's Land Army, U.

Mrs. Paul Titus, 77-year-old air raid spotter of Bucks County, Pa., carries a gun as she patrols her beat, Dec. 20, 1941. Mrs. Titus signed-up the day after the Pearl Harbor attack. "I can carry a gun any time they want me to," she declared.

On December 7 1941 the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor, the US navy base on Oahu, Hawaii. The attack was a declaration of war on Britain and the United States.

Elizabeth de Beauchamp Goudge (24 April 1900 – 1 April 1984) was an English author of novels, short stories and children's books as Elizabeth Goudge. She won the Carnegie Medal for British children's books in 1946 for The Little White Horse. She was a best-selling author in both the UK and the US from the 1930s through the 1970s.

Elizabeth de Beauchamp Goudge April 1900 – 1 April was an English author of 17 novels, short stories and children's books. She won the Carnegie Medal for British children's books in 1946 for The Little White Horse.

Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon (1900 - 2002). Wife of George VI. Queen from 1936 - 1952. Mother of Elizabeth II and Princess Margaret. Adolf Hitler called the most dangerous woman in Europe because of her ability to boost British morale. She was always extremely popular, even when the rest of the royal family were disliked by the public. She died aged 101 in 2002.:

Rose Leveson-Gower, Countess Granville, older sister of the former Queen Mother Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon . Aunt of the current Queen Elizabeth.

1533 Princess Elizabeth's christening gown, sewn and embroidered by her mother, Anne Boleyn

Princess Elizabeth I christening gown, sewn and embroidered by her mother, Anne Boleyn. There is some doubt that this is not the gown worn by Elizabeth since there are no Tudor Roses worked into the embroidery pattern

WASP Flying Uniform --Eisenhower jacket and slacks--worn with blue shirt and tie. Uniform hardware the same as dress uniform--only one "W.A.S.P" worn on collar and one prop and wings worn on opposite collar.

WASP Flying Uniform --Eisenhower jacket and slacks--worn with blue shirt and tie. Uniform hardware the same as dress uniform--only one "W.P" worn on collar and one prop and wings worn on opposite collar.

This was Jeanne Calment-  she passed away in 1997 at the age of 122 years and 164 days old. She learned to fence at 85, and was still riding a bicycle at 100. At 113 she was known as the last living person to have personally met vincent van gogh! She lived alone until 110 and was able to walk upright until almost 115. Ms. Calment is one of the longest lifetimes in documented history! What an awesome lady!

Jeanne Calment passed away at 122 years and 164 days old. She learned to fence at 85 and rode a bike at She met Vincent Van gogh! she lived alone until 110 and was able to walk upright until almost 115 An amazing and well documented life. Wikipedia her!

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