Final Flight Final Fight: My grandmother, the WASP, and Arlington National Cemetery

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$25.00  $23.00
Publisher
4336 Press, LLC
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Pages
350
Dimensions
6.0 X 0.94 X 9.0 inches | 1.5 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
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9781733560603
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About the Author

Erin is an author and attorney with a J.D. from the University of Maryland School of Law, a Master's in international studies from the University of Leeds (UK), and a B.A. in history from the University of California, San Diego. She enjoys language and travel, especially to Italy. Erin makes her home in Maryland where she lives with curly-tailed dogs. Erin is the author of Final Flight Final Fight, about the campaign she led to honor her grandmother's final wish to be buried at Arlington National Cemetery.

Colonel (retired) Martha McSally is the first female fighter pilot to fly in combat and first to command a fighter squadron in combat in United States history. During her twenty-six years in uniform, she deployed six times to the Middle East and Afghanistan, flying 325 combat hours in the A-10 Warthog attack plane and earning the Bronze Star and six Air Medals. She also proudly represented the people of Arizona in both the United States Senate and House of Representatives. Colonel (ret) McSally is a Distinguished Graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy with two masters degrees. She is an avid animal lover and outdoorswoman, who climbs mountains, paraglides, runs, and hikes with her rescue Golden Retriever Boomer.

Reviews

"In the fight for Elaine and the WASP, which I was honored to lead in Congress, Democrats and Republicans came together to right a wrong. Erin takes you with her on that mission through the halls of Congress, on social media, and in multiple media interviews to raise awareness, build support and effect change."

- From the foreword by Martha McSally, U.S. Senator

"Elaine Harmon's family 'heard' her last wish loud and clear. She wanted to be buried in Arlington National Cemetery. Against all odds they made it happen. Granddaughter Erin Miller led the fight and in Final Flight Final Flight tells the compelling story of this family saga."

-Sarah Byrn Rickman, WASP author/historian

"Erin Miller has written a comprehensive and succinct history of the fight to allow WASP to be buried in the Arlington Cemetery in Washington, D.C. She was fulfilling her grandmother Elaine Harmon's wishes to be buried there. Erin's explanations are well said and easy to understand. Living in the Washington, D.C., area Elaine Harmon had been extremely helpful in the WASP finally being recognized as veterans of WWII.

-WASP Bernice "Bee" Falk Haydu

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