A Wasp Among Eagles

Author: Ann Carl
Publisher: Smithsonian Institution
ISBN: 1588343413
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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.

Fly Girls

Author: P. O’Connell Pearson
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1534404104
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Williams, Wasps, 71. Ibid. Keil, Those Wonderful Women, 161. Cochran, 353.
Carl, A WASP Among Eagles, 50. Merryman, Clipped Wings, 107. Schrader,
Sisters in Arms, 179. Keil, Those Wonderful Women, 165. Williams, Wasps, 28.
Merryman, Clipped Wings, 15. Ladevich, “Fly Girls.” Williams, Wasps, 91. Keil,
Those Wonderful Women, 261–62. Ibid., 257–258. Ibid., 134–35. Ibid., 136–137.
Williams, Wasps, 93. Simbeck, Daughter of the Air, 227–28. Ibid., 234–35.
Schrader, Sisters in ...

Air Space Power Journal Sum 03

Publisher: DIANE Publishing
ISBN: 142899419X
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To Learn More . . . Carl, Ann B. A WASP among Eagles: A Woman Military Test
Pilot in World War II. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1999.
Granger, Byrd Howell. On Final Approach: TheWomen Airforce Service Pilots of
W.W.II. Scottsdale, Ariz.: Falconer Pub. Co., 1991. Williams, Vera S. WASPs:
Women Airforce Service Pilots in World War II. Osceola, Wis.: Motorbooks
International, 1994. To Learn More . . . Curtis, Duncan. North American ...

Women In The United States Military

Author: Judith Bellafaire
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136854053
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A wellwritten biography of WAF pilot Evelyn Sharp, a Nebraska heroine who died
when the P38 she was delivering lost power on takeoff. Bartels succeeds in
capturing the vibrant, caring personality of her subject. 311. Carl, Ann B. A Wasp
Among Eagles: A Woman Military Test Pilot in World War II. Washington, D.C.:
Smithsonian Institution Press, 1999. An excellent autobiography of one of the few
women to serve as a test pilot during World War II. Carl was a WASP, and
although ...

Gender And The Second World War

Author: Corinna Peniston-Bird
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 1137524596
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'Director of Women Pilots Asks Military Status for WASPs', War Department
Bureau of Public Relations, 8 August 1944, The WASP Collection, MSS 250,
Texas Woman's University, Denton, TX; Editorial, 'Words from a WASP', New York
World Telegram, 17 April 1944, The WASP Collection, Gray Collection, Texas
Woman's University, Denton, TX; Information about men's overseas preference
taken from Carl, A WASP Among Eagles, Cole, Women Pilots of World War II;
Granger, On ...

Women S Rights

Author: Natasha Thomsen
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 1438109059
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A WASP among Eagles. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Press, 1999. An account
by a test pilot who was among the thousand Women Airforce Service Pilots (
WASPs) to ferry and test aircraft or instruct others during World War II for
American troops, with little or no publicity and very low status within the force.
Includes specifications and costs of the airplanes flown. Cochran, Jacqueline,
and Brinley Maryann Bucknum. Jackie Cochran: An Autobiography. New York:
Bantam Books, 1987.

Women Military Pilots Of World War Ii

Author: Lois K. Merry
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 0786457686
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Ibid., 386. 36. Greene and Buss, Flying High, 37. 37. Strebe, Flyingfor Her
Country, 67. 38. Clark, Dear Mother and Daddy, 187. 39. Ibid., 190. 40. Ibid., 191.
41. Churchill, On Wings to War, 161. 42. Scharr, Sisters in the Sky, vol. 2, p. 715.
43. Ann Baumgartner Carl, A WASP Among Eagles : A Woman Military Test Pilot
in World WarII (Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1999), 104. 44.
Pennington, Wings, Women and War, 143. 45. Ibid., 10. 46. WASPs and Witches,


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A WASP Among Eagles: A Woman Military Test Pilot in World War II. Washington:
Smithsonian Institution Press, 1999. 132 pp. Photographs, index. $19.95 (cloth)
ISBN 1-56098-899-1; $14.95 (paper), ISBN 1-56098870-3. Reviewed for H-
Minerva by Regina F. Titunik, Department of Political Science, University of
Hawaii at Hilo A Time To Remember A WASP Among Eagles: A Woman Military
Test Pilot in World War II is Ann Baumgartner Carl's autobiographical account of
her ...

Aahs Journal

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... "A WASP Among Eagles" about her wartime experiences. Looking back, Ann
reminisces, she flew with the 'cream' of the Army Air Forces, the Wright Field test
pilots — an exciting, adventuresome memory never to be forgotten. □ Above left:
Ann Baumgartner on the wing of North American's AT-6 at Avenger Field,
Sweetwater, Texas, circa 1943. (Carl Collection) Above: Lockheed's Lightning,
the modified RP-38, AAF s/n 40-744, which was utilized for testing the P-82
configuration ...