US Women Pilots From World War II To Be Honored
Carol Brinton longed to become a pilot herself -- "My husband had bad eyes so he couldn't get in, and I've always had a hard time letting my brother get ahead of me in anything," she said -- but the U.S. military had other ideas.
"They kept saying women couldn't fly anything bigger than a Piper," she said.
In 1942, with a shortage of male pilots and a desperate need to muscle up for war, the military changed course.
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