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Meet The Woman Pilots of WWII 14

Rosie the Riveter is the most famous example of women pitching in behind-the-scenes during World War II. And while she was keeping factories operational on the ground, more than a thousand women took to the air to help win the war from the sky. Katherine Sharp Landdeck, associate professor of history at Texas Woman’s University and a Guggenheim Fellow at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, joins host Krys Boyd to talk about these trailblazing female aviators. Her book is “The Women with Silver Wings: The Inspiring True Story of the Women Airforce Service Pilots of World War II.”