Finding a few good women in history

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Last week, this writer highlighted a woman who was a pioneer in journalism and this week I’ve turned my eye to a woman who hailed from the World War II era. “The Nazis called them ‘Night Witches’ because the whooshing noise their plywood and canvas airplanes made reminded the Germans of the sound of a witch’s broomstick. The Russian women who piloted those planes, one-time crop dusters, took it as a compliment.


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