The Creation of the WASP

 

 
On August 5, 1943, the Women's Auxiliary Ferrying Squadron and Women's Flying Training Detachment combined into the Women's Airforce Service Pilots. WASP had two divisions - Ferrying Division and Training Division. Nancy Love, the WAFS leader, became director of the Ferrying Division. Jacqueline Cochran became director of the WASP and Training Division.
 
Eleanor Roosevelt's Newspaper Article about the WASP
War Document Report
Bill 3358 House of Representatives

 

    From Texas Women's Collection