After her death, Dickey Chapelle’s editor at National Geographic paid tribute to the gutsy war correspondent he knew.
America’s first female soldiers were Signal Corps telephone operators making sure critical messages got through, often while threatened by artillery fire.
For the first time in U.S. history, women are fighting alongside their male their male counterparts—so far 110 have died in Iraq and Afghanistan
The Women Airforce Service Pilots seemed strange and exotic to World War II America. In fact, not even the military could quite fiqure out what to do with them.
She was “one of the most active and most reliable of the many secret woman agents of the Confederacy.”