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Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASPs) of World War II, 1942-1944
November 16, 2019 @ 11:00 am–12:30 pm
November 16, 2019••• Saturday 11 am••• The Pikes Peak Library District sponsors an event and the Manitou Springs Heritage Center hosts a presentation by Sarah Byrn Rickman, “Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASPs) of World War II, 1942-1944”. WASPs were instrumental to the United States war effort in the skies during the Second World War. 1,102 WASPs flew aircraft from the point of production in the US to training and transportation sites between 1942 and 1944. Hear the remarkable stories of these brave women, whose contribution to the war effort was extraordinary. Join author Sarah Byrn Rickman for a book signing following the program.
Support the Manitou Springs Heritage Center 517 Manitou Avenue Manitou Springs. Visit our free museum. For more information, call 719-685-1454, E-mail: ManitouHeritage@gmail.com or visit our website, http://www.manitouspringsheritagecenter.org/