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Female World War II Pilots to Get Their Due


Society & Culture  (tags: honored, WW11, women, Native American, GoodNews )

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- 3363 days ago - sfgate.com
Until now. The government is recognizing their work by awarding the Congressional Gold Medal to the 300 or so surviving WASPs. "The Navajo Code Talkers and the Tuskegee Airmen have been given Congressional Gold Medals, too," Taylor said. "



   

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Simone Duffin (1462)
Sunday August 2, 2009, 7:37 pm
Good. Long past the time, but as they say better late than never. Thank you Terry.
 

Samantha R (41)
Sunday August 2, 2009, 8:38 pm
these women who played such important roles for their countries during wartime should not have had to wait this long to receive their just dues. being a female pilot myself, I cannot even imagine the fear and trepidation that must have gone through their heads during these difficult journies. they are very brave courageous ladies and I am grateful for their efforts.
 

Lakota Spirit (7)
Sunday August 2, 2009, 8:52 pm
Thank you for sharing Terry.
 

Rhonda Maness (580)
Sunday August 2, 2009, 9:28 pm
Thanks Terry
 

Kekuhoumana K (49)
Sunday August 2, 2009, 10:06 pm
Thanks Terry, it took them over sixty years to be recognized. My question whY?
 

Tierney G (381)
Monday August 3, 2009, 6:52 am
It is about time would you not say!!!!!
Thanks Terry

 

Mary Ann Clark (81)
Monday August 3, 2009, 8:05 am
Finally. Thanks Terry
 

Nancy Welch (68)
Monday August 3, 2009, 9:51 am
It's about time! Thanks Terry for sharing.
 

Cynthia Davis (340)
Monday August 3, 2009, 11:52 am
What took is long.
 

mary f (200)
Monday August 3, 2009, 5:46 pm
about time
 
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