11:00 AM - Quonset Hut, 1st floor McCaw Personal Courage Wing
Hear the stories of the Women Airforce Service Pilots who served for 2-1/2 years during World War II. Learn about the activities and adventures of these women as they ferried flights, and how they transitioned from easy-to-fly training planes to powerful fighters to iconic bombers. Presented by Tommy Gantz of The Museum of Flight Speaker's Bureau.
2:00 PM - William M. Allen Theater
Museum of Flight Living History performer Alice Miller presents authentic women's military uniforms from WWII from her personal collection. Miller will speak about the history behind each uniform, and about the women who proudly wore them. The uniforms will be modeled by Living History performers.
FREE with Museum admission.
2020 marks the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II; a war historians dubbed “The Good War” because it was a war that had to be fought and won. Untold Stories: World War II at 75, pays tribute to this important anniversary with new exhibits, special programs and events featuring a diverse array of some of the lesser known heroes and their stories.