Double Victory: Minorities and Women During World War II
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Nancy Harkness Love



Nancy Harkness Love, director of the U.S. Women's Auxiliary Ferry Squadron during World War II, adjusts her helmet in the cockpit of an army plane before taking off from an eastern U.S. base. The women under her command ferried planes from factories to coastal airports, where they were flown to overseas battlefronts.

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