World War II Veteran Nancy Harkness Love

on October 28, 2001

Nancy Harkness Love (1914-1976) who commanded the Women’s Auxiliary Ferrying Squadron in World War II-women who flew aircraft from factories to combat zones abroad-was also a campaigner for the rights of women veterans. A statue dedicated to her stands at the County Airport in New Castle (pop 4,862).

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