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“Great Museum”

National WASP WWII Museum
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Reviewed November 30, 2012

So much to see and do in one hanger. The guided tour was educational and fun. The video added much information and loved the handprint area. Seeing the WASP Congressional Gold Medal from 2010 was inspiring. Sad it took them so long to be recognized and honored.

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Reviewed November 17, 2012

Here is a place where women shaped history during WW II. Avenger Field was the base where the Wasps were trained to ferry planes around the country to bases, alleviating the need for combat trained pilots to be involved. There is displayed this history in an original hanger that at the 1940's. You will find a nice book store where you can purchase many interesting books that were authored by the women pilots.
It's a unique place of history that is worth a visit.

1  Thank Michael W
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Reviewed July 7, 2012

easy to get into and everything was available for the veteran in mind right down to the restrooms and accessible all over. Thank you is not enought for this place. This business kep the VETERAN in mind and showed respect for all .

Thank John C
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Reviewed July 4, 2012

I am a female glider pilot who has loved airplanes since childhood. I was one of the many kids in the 50s out a LaGuardia airfield looking at the planes taking off and landing. My husband is a glider instructor and also a power plane pilot. We walked in the main room and tears came to our eyes. It is a very emotional place and seeing the photos of most of the women pilots, some who lost their lives in the line of duty, was very touching. The video was outstanding. This is history that has been sorely overlooked for generations. It has only been since President Obama that this group of women are finally getting the recognition they deserve.....as with the Navajo Code Talkers and the Tuskeegee Airmen and probably other minority groups....at long last seeing their day for the wonderful patriotic services they provided our country.

Sweetwater, TX was the training base for these women. Take a look at the web site for more information about them....you will be proud!

It is all on one level and open to all including wheelchairs.

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Reviewed June 11, 2012

Liked the video and the artifacts, replica of quarters.

Thank RRCOLEMAN
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