Nancy Love - Research Article from American Homefront in WWII

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Nancy Love

Born February 14, 1914

Houghton, Michigan

Died October 22, 1976

Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts

Aviator

"Don't present us as a glamour outfit, we're not. There's no room or time for glamour in the W.A.F.S., we've got a serious job to do." Nancy Love. AP/Wide World Photos. Reproduced by permission. "Don't present us as a glamour outfit, we're not. There's no room or time for glamour in the W.A.F.S., we've got a serious job to do."
Nancy Love. AP/Wide World Photos. Reproduced by permission.

Nancy Love was director of the Women's Auxiliary Ferrying Squadron, or WAFS. The WAFS was a division within the Air Transport Command of the U.S. Army. WAFS were the first women to fly for the U.S. military, serving from 1942 until 1945. By flying home front missions, Love and the WAFS were in a unique position to advance the American cause in World War II (1939–45). Her highly experienced pilots made it possible to free active-duty male pilots for combat. The WAFS were charged...

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