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British Woman, WW2 Pilot, Dies at 103

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A trailblazing pilot who was one of the last surviving women to have taken on the task of transporting aircraft to the frontlines of the second world war has died at the age of 103. (www.theguardian.com) More...

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andyc852
Andy Cruickshank 12
RIP. Many unsung heroes who fought and contributed in so many ways.My thanks to them and condolences to this lady's family
matteodan
matteo dandolo 9
safeguarding founding values ​​such as honor, dignity, fidelity, audacity, will, loyalty, and courage, greetings Mrs Eleanor Wadsworth, condolences for her family
sparkie624
sparkie624 8
RIP.... I have the utmost respect for all the Military Pilots as well as those who fly our planes, or in this case pilots who support the free world.
Denisephipps12
Denise Phipps 6
Respect to these brave women who encountered dangerous frontline combat - this has not been recognised until very recently. My condolences to her family.
marymcelyea
marymcelyea 5
One of the greatest generations...We could use people with that kind of spunk and courage today....Thank you for your service and I hope she’s up in the wild, blue, yonder now....
emac002
Edna Machado 3
RIP. My respect for heroes like her. Condolences to her family.
AndrewNZ
Andrew Bunker 3
Many women ferried aircraft from factory to an operational airfield in WWII but they were not restricted to type and would jump out of a spitfire and after retuning to base take another aircraft of any type to the next destination.
mikenitschke
What a great lady and all the other great women. Thankyou.
propman46
Wow, talk about unsung heroes! Like Rosie The Riveter, they were the life's blood of the war effort. RIP!
Patster
Patrick Smith 2
Hear, Hear! Well put.
henrywkchen
HENRY CHEN 1
Just watched "Spitfire" documentary on Netflix a few days ago which mentioned about the "ATA" team during the War. Nothing but respect for them! From this story, I followed the link for another "ATA Girl", Mary Ellis, who was featured in that film, and learned she has passed away around 2018 at a "ripe" age of 101!!! Their longevity must have something to do with flying! RIP!
EtienneDaniels
R.I.P. Respect.
emmyjay119
Scott Powers -7
Crappy article. A map strapped to their calf? How would that work? Or was it their thigh?

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