RUSC Radio - 4th July
Toward A Farther Star

Toward A Farther Star

Broadcast: November 2, 1942
Added: Nov 05 2015

As these words are spoken in 1942, 2200 women are now piloting civil air patrol planes. Others are ferrying bombers to distant places. Thousands of American women are pouring through the gates of factories, shipyards and aeroplane plants after a hard days work. Today we know that there is hardly a job that woman cannot do - and if there's one woman who proved that fact once and forever, it is America's greatest woman flyer, whose thrilling story we tell today.