People, Sep. 7, 1953

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At 18,000 ft. above Bretigny airport outside Paris, Mme. Jacqueline Auriol, 36, spirited daughter-in-law of French President Vincent Auriol, nosed a Mystere II French jet fighter into a near-vertical dive, cracked the sound barrier at 687.5 m.p.h. to become the world's second woman (after U.S. Aviatrix Jacqueline Cochran) to outrun sound. Acclaimed as tine gaillarde (a bold one) by her male colleagues, she reportedly was just warming up for an assault on the women's regulation-course record (652.552 m.p.h.) taken from her last May by...

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