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RIP To A Pioneering Female Military Aviator

Thu May 08, 2008 6:33 pm

Diana Barnato Walker was one of few female aviators during WW2, not seeing combat, since women were prohibited from doing, at least with the Western Allies, nonetheless she had a varied career and was steeped in aviation her whole life.
Also being the first British woman to break the sound barrier.


Here is an illustrated and in depth account of her life, written before her recent death, over 5 pages;
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RE: RIP To A Pioneering Female Military Aviator

Thu May 08, 2008 11:56 pm

RIP, my friend  tombstone 
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RE: RIP To A Pioneering Female Military Aviator

Fri May 09, 2008 12:34 am

I must say she had a great life and also had a long one, she did her duty in spite of her wealth.
It is better to die on your feet, than live on your knees.

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