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In WWII only the Soviet air force put women in combat. If they fell into German hands the consequences were too awful to think about.
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    Pledge £1 to make this happen. Every bit makes a difference and your pledge will go toward acknowledging these extraordinary women for their bravery and determination.

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    An eBook featuring a pair of "then and now" photos of each woman pilot and short summaries of the stories of the women I am going to interview and photograph.

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    An eBook featuring "then and now" photos and life stories of all the Soviet women pilots I will interview as well as all 24 of the male WWII pilots I have interviewed and photographed* in six countries, including seven of the eight surviving American WWII fighter aces and the world's highest scoring surviving fighter pilot at the time.
    *My friend Mike Schoenholtz interviewed the American pilots and I interviewed them.

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    Either (i) a folio of A4 prints of the women pilot "then-and-now" photos presented loose in a folder and the eBook with their stories as described below, or (ii) if the funding received exceeds the £8,000 threshold you will receive a (conventional) book of all of the pilots.
    In addition to above, you will receive the eBook. This will include "then and now" photos and life stories of all the Soviet women pilots I shall interview and photograph AND the 24 male WWII pilots I have interviewed and photographed* in six countries, including all but one of the eight surviving American WWII fighter aces and the world's highest scoring fighter pilot still alive when I photographed him. *My friend Mike Schoenholtz interviewed the American pilots and I interviewed them. I photographed and interviewed all the British, German, Czech, Australian and South African pilots featured in the project.

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