Army & Navy - Home by Christmas

One adjunct of the U.S. Army Air Forces will be out of operation by Christmas—and its members do not like the idea a bit. Last week, with appropriate regrets, General "Hap" Arnold, boss of U.S.A.A.F., announced that the WASPs (Women Airforce Service Pilots) would be disbanded on Dec. 20.

In a way, the WASPs, who had done a man-sized job of flying for the Army, had asked for it. Through their head woman, famed speed-flying Jacqueline Cochran (wife of tycoon Floyd B. Odlum), they had demanded the same military status as the WACs, WAVEs, SPARs and Women Marines. In spite of...

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