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America is retracing its history to uncovered groups of people that have gone unacknowledged for their sacrifices. It may be impossible to repay them all.

Japanese descendants in WWII interment camps are one such group. Native American code talkers have been recognized The Tuskegee Airmen have been called up for honor as well. The Congressional Gold Medal was to the Navajo Code Talkers in 2000 and to the Tuskegee Airmen in 2006.

How about the women whose recorded were sealed as classified from 1942 – 1977? We’d been taught that they were women in the USAF that sat behind desks.  However, the WASP ferried the Flyng Fortresses and pulled targets for men to shoot for practice, among a dozen other duties.

Women in World War II – Gold Medal Winners

In Women’s History Month 2010, they received the Congressional Gold Medal.


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