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The Fly Girls of WWII (Virtual)
Join the Elmhurst Public Library and Rebecca Sutera Tulloch, a certified FAA pilot, as she tells the story of the Fly Girls of WWII and the role they played in the war effort.
In 1942, the United States was faced with a severe shortage of pilots, and leaders gambled on an experimental program to help fill the void: Train women to fly military aircraft so male pilots could be released for combat duty overseas.
Over 1100 women served their country as Women Airforce Pilots (WASP) in World War II, flying every military aircraft from the PT-17 Stearman to the B-17 Flying Fortress. Join Rebecca Sutera Tulloch, a certified FAA pilot, as she tells the story of these womenView more
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12 S Prospect Ave, Elmhurst, IL 60126