Virginia Mae Hope
Virginia Mae Hope, a native of Winnebago Minnesota, was a member of the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) during WWII. WASP flew planes and performed wartime duties in the United States, thus freeing male pilots for combat.
In 1977 Congress recognized the WASP as military pilots and granted then veteran status.
Virginia Mae Hope Resources
- Extended Virginia Mae Hope Biography
- MHS Library Resource: Virginia Mae Hope Papers
- MHS Visual Resources for Virginia Mae Hope
- Women in the Military During World War II History Topics Page
- Women and the Home Front During World War II History Topics Page
- Serving Stateside: In Their Words: Minnesota's Greatest Generation
- Home Fires Burning : In Their Words: Minnesota's Greatest Generation
- Minnesota's Greatest Generation Homepage
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