Best selling author talks about women pilots in WWII

Posted on: 1:07 pm, December 17, 2013, by , updated on: 12:08pm, December 17, 2013

(KPLR) – Fannie Flag is a best selling author, penning “Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop  Cafe”. Tuesday she was on the News 11 at Noon to discuss her new book, “The All-Girl Filling Stations Last Reunion”.

The book is based on the experiences of women pilots in WWII, in the Woman Air Force Service Pilots or WASP. Some 1,900 women become pilots in WWII, flying planes from aircraft plants to war theaters or points of shipment for overseas.