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Cornelia Fort, Finalist in IBPA Benjamin Franklin Book Awards!

Cornelia Takes Flight Again! Friends, I gotta brag – again! Cornelia Fort WAFS Pilot: Her Life for Her Country has been named a finalist in the 36th Benjamin Franklin Independent Book Publishers Association (IBPA) competition. The festivities and announcement of winners takes place, April 26, in Denver, Colorado. (Close to home!) I plan to be…

WAFS Dorothy Fulton Honored Twice!

New Jersey Aviation Hall of Fame Inducts WAFS Dorothy Fulton After a forty-year wait, Honey Fulton Parker is thrilled that – long overdue – her older sister Dorothy Fulton (Women’s Auxiliary Ferrying Squadron, WWII) has been recognized by her home state for her flying record par excellence!!! Flying Over Teaneck She Loses Her Propeller! Dorothy has quite…

The WAFS and How They Came to Be (Part 2)

Nancy Love Takes Command of the WAFS  By Sarah Byrn Rickman, WASP Author and Historian Part 2 (Continued from last week) Summer 1942, Colonel Tunner hires Nancy Love to recruit women ferry pilots, write their training syllabus and establish requirements to qualify for this new squadron. From left: WAFS Evelyn Sharp, Nancy Love, Barbara Towne,…

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CAL Awards Finalist: Betty Gillies WASP Pilot

A great week, folks. I’m celebrating! Betty Gillies WAFS Pilot: The Days and Flights of a World War II Squadron Leader has earned two Finalist Awards in the Colorado Authors League (CAL) competition for books published in 2020. The two categories are: “Non-Fiction: Biography, Memoir” and “Fiction/Non-Fiction: Young Adult. Final award winners will be announced…

NOW IN AUDIO: Nancy Love and the WASP Ferry Pilots of WWII

First Nancy Love Biography Released by Audible Proud to announce that Nancy Love and the WASP Ferry Pilots of WWII is now available on Audible! Give it a listen! You’ll like it! The University of North Texas Press, my publisher, decided this year to offer my full biography of Nancy Harkness Love in audio. I am…

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Sarah’s “Flight to Destiny” Now On Amazon Kindle

Flight to Destiny – Pearl Harbor Revisited All of Pearl Harbor was spread out in front of Annie. The water itself appeared to be on fire. Japanese planes zoomed back and forth, diving, climbing, turning, shooting at everything that moved — planes, boats, trucks, cars, bicycles, people. Recall Reading These Words Back in January? They…

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