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Ann Baumgartner Carl on: The Importance of the WASP
Ann Baumgartner Carl Q: What was the importance of the WASP socially?

Well, I don't know that we're on par with nurses, what they do as part of the war, but I think it's interesting that the people who wanted to do this had other people in the family who were active in the war. And it is another aspect of people coming afterward, to see that you can take part in places that you thought perhaps you were not welcome. So that I think that the WASPs did play a big part and were maybe slightly inspiring, and it is certainly the WASPs themselves appreciated the chance to be in on it too. And the WASP certainly stick together, meet all the time. I feel very fortunate to have had the chance through the WASPs.

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