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Betty Jane Williams

Betty Jane Williams earned her pilot’s license six months before the attack on Pearl Harbor. In January 1944 she joined the Women Airforce Service Pilots. The women flew 78 types of military aircraft. But they had to wait until 1977 to be eligible for veterans benefits.
Stephen Osman / Los Angeles Times
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