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Jackie Cochran Female Pilot to the Unknown By Billy Bruck Ft. Benning Campus HIST 130 M3.4 Aviation Pioneers 05 Nov 2017
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When people thing about airplane’s they think about the Wright Brothers, Doolittle, Lindberg, and many more names that are men. But when asked about female pilots one name comes to play and that’s Amelia Earhart. What if I tell you there’s another female name you should know about, her name is Jacqueline Cochran (Odlum) or Jackie. She’s one history didn’t talk about. But she did more in aviation then the men did in her time. Here is what I like to tell about her from what I learned about her from a few articles I looked up and learned from my professor. She was an orphan as a baby after her parents died shortly after she was born, until a sweet poor couple adopted her. She grew up in the south moving from town to town and going to school when she could until she dropped out to work at a cotton factory making six cents an hour at the age of eight. when she grew up she wanted to be a nurse but instead went and worked as a
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