Jacqueline Cochran

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Jacqueline Cochran, Director of the Women Airforce Service Pilots, donated her WASP dress uniform and other career flight materiel items, including the helmet she used when she became the first woman to break the speed of sound in 1953.

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NASM 2005-30504


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