American WASP pilots and B-17 bomber

WASP

American WASP pilots (Women Airforce Service Pilots) against the background of their B-17 bomber named Pistol Packin ‘Mama. In the hands of pilots –  parachutes.
These girls are cadets of an air school in Lockbourne, Ohio, where they are trained for the service of sending B-17 to the USSR under the Lend-Lease Act. From left to right: Frances Green, Margaret (Peg) Kirchner, Ann Waldner and Blanche Osborn.

 

 

Location: Ohio, United States
Date: 1944

 

 

Sources of information about the photo:
1. www.npr.org
2. en.wikipedia.org
3. collections.si.edu

In : 1944

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