Ladies of Lockbourne: Women Airforce Service Pilots and the Mighty B-17 Flying Fortress

@article{Sage2017LadiesOL,
  title={Ladies of Lockbourne: Women Airforce Service Pilots and the Mighty B-17 Flying Fortress},
  author={J. Sage},
  journal={Ohio History},
  year={2017},
  volume={124},
  pages={27 - 5}
}
  • J. Sage
  • Published 2017
  • Sociology
  • Ohio History
Two articles from the Columbus Dispatch exemplify the ongoing debate about women in the military: “Women not right for all combat roles, Marines say”1 and “Famous flyer says women have place in flying—but not in combat plane.”2 While the direct link between the two is women in combat, the underlying theme is the question of what role women should play in america’s armed forces. When you take into consideration that these articles were written seventy-four years apart, it becomes all the more… Expand

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