Category: Profiles of the WASP

Barbara Poole Shoemaker

Barbara “Puddles” Poole Shoemaker January 28, 1917 – September 23, 2008 Class: WAFS, The Originals Training Location: New Castle Army Air Base (Wilmington, Del.) Planes flown:

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Helen McGilvery

Helen Elizabeth McGilvery May 17, 1917 – August 25, 1948 Class: WAFS Training Location: New Castle Army Air Base (Wilmington, Del.) Planes flown: PT-19, PT-26,

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Helen Richey

Helen Richey November 21, 1909 – January 7, 1947 Class: 43-W-5 Training Location: Avenger Field (Sweetwater, Tex.) Planes flown: PT-19, BT-15, B-25, C-47 Assigned bases:

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Elizabeth Whitlow Smith

Elizabeth “Betty” Whitlow Smith December 29, 1920 -June 16, 2011 Class: 43-W-2 Training Location: Houston Municipal Airport (Tex.) Planes flown: B-24, P-40, P-47, P-51,, PT-19,

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Lenore McElroy

Lenore McElroy February 18, 1907 – February 28, 1997 Class: WAFS Training Location: New Castle Army Air Base (Wilmington, Del.) Planes flown: PT-19, BT-13, AT-6,

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Teresa James Martin

Teresa James Martin January 24, 1914 – July 27, 2008 Class: WAFS Training Location: New Castle Army Air Base (Wilmington, Del.) Planes flown: PT-19, BT-13,

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Dorothy Fulton Slinn

Dorothy Fulton Slinn October 14, 1918 – February 11, 1985 Class: WAFS Training Location: New Castle Army Air Base (Wilmington, Del.) Planes flown: PT-19, PT-26,

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