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Willow Run’s Own ‘Amelia Earhart’

Before Rosie the Riveter, women were inspired by celebrated female pilot Amelia Earhart. Amelia Earhart was a pioneering aviatrix known as the first female aviator to fly solo nonstop across the Atlantic Ocean, for which she received the U.S. Distinguished Flying Cross in 1932. She set several speed and distance records, and was instrumental in […]