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Wasps and Witches: Women Pilots of World War II

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Catalogue Number:  394427
Producer:  Films Media Group
Subject:  History, Women's Studies, World History
Language:  English
Grade Level:  9 - 12, Post Secondary, Adult
Country Of Origin:  U.S.
Copyright Year:  2012
Running Time:  52


DVD Price:  $189.95
3yr K-12 Stream Price :  $189.95
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This fascinating documentary introduces the previously untold story of the forgotten fliers of the Second World War: women pilots from Britain, the United States, Russia, and Germany. These pilots risked everything for their countries and pioneered the way for others at a time when flying was the sole prerogative of men. Because of widespread skepticism, they had to prove their worth and their ability to do a “man’s” job. With unique archival footage and present-day interviews with the pilots themselves, this inspiring film offers unique insight into the experiences of the thousands of courageous women who have been “written out” of the history books. 


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