FOLKS, I GOTTA BRAG!

THANK YOU IWASM FOR THIS AMAZING HONOR On September 1, the International Women’s Air and Space Museum (IWASM) in Cleveland, Ohio, is honoring yours truly with their Lifetime Achievement Award. And I have to say, my 37-year journey with IWASM has been an incredible one. In 1986, I was the editor of the twice-weekly Centerville-Bellbrook Times, Centerville,…

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COVER REVEAL: JEAN LANDIS, WASP PILOT

JEAN LANDIS WASP PILOT, 2,500 MILES … LONG BEACH TO NEWARK IN A P-51 Presenting: My twelfth book about the WAFS and WASP – the American women pilots who flew for the U.S. Army Air Forces in World War II. Jean Landis WASP Pilot is not only my twelfth book, it is #5 in my Young-Adult-Readers-focused series “The WAFS and WASP of…

‘The Originals’ Book Program in North Carolina on the Horizon?

The WAFS 0f World War II Our Luncheon Topic! Last Saturday, I finally got to meet Mike McCarthy, the gentleman who very nicely invited me to come to North Carolina in mid-March 2020 to talk about my book The Originals — the women pilots who flew for the U.S.A. in World War II — at the Veterans History Museum…

December 7, 1941: “The Day That Will Live in Infamy”

“Remember Pearl Harbor” “At 7:55 a.m. on Sunday, Dec. 7, 1941, a Japanese force of 183 airplanes attacked U.S. military and naval facilities on Oahu in the Hawaiian Islands without warning. For 30 minutes, dive bombers, level bombers and torpedo planes struck airfields and naval vessels. “After a 15-minute lull, a second wave of 170 planes launched…

Betty Gillies WAFS Pilot  Debuts in Two Weeks!

Book Launch Thursday, October 15! You’re Invited Mary, my marketing manager (mary@buythebookmarketing.com) and I invite you to join us for Betty’s Book Launch Party — on ZOOM — Thursday, October 15th at 11 a.m. Mountain Time; 10 a.m. Pacific Time; 1 p.m. Eastern Time; and Noon Central Time. More about this in next week’s blog/newsletter. I…

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