Mary Edith B. Engle papers, 1940-1945

Descriptive Summary

Title
Mary Edith B. Engle papers, 1940-1945
Creator
Engle, Mary Edith Bach, 1916-
Extent
.2 cubic ft.
Subjects
Engle, Mary Edith Bach, 1916-
United States.--Army Air Forces.--Women's Air Force Service Pilots.
United States.--Army Air Forces.--Air Transport Command.--Ferrying Division.--Group, 5th.
Women and the military.
Women air pilots.
World War, 1939-1945--Women.
United States--Armed Forces--Women
Arrangement
Arranged roughly chronologically.
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric Weig
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Pilot. Mary Engle, a native of Lexington, Ky, served as a Women's Air Force Service Pilot (W.A.S.P.) during World War II. She was part of the 5th Ferrying Group, stationed at Love Field, Dallas, Texas.
Scope and Content
This is a collection of military records and memorabilia related to Engle's service as a W.A.S.P. during World War II. Included are her operations orders and flight records dating from September, 1943 to December, 1944, which document her travel and delivery of planes for the Army Air Corps; miscellaneous training papers; and printed materials, including the W.A.S.P. NEWSLETTER and SONGBOOK, the FINAL REPORT ON WOMEN PILOT PROGRAM, by Jacqueline Cochran, and WINGS OVER AMERICA, a book containing facts about the 5th Ferrying Group.

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
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