Unsung Heroes – Women of WWII | Stuart MS Unsung Heroes FDC

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Issue Date: 5th May 2022

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The miniature sheet honours the ‘Spitfire Women’, an incredibly brave and ground-breaking group of women whose job it was, in the Air Transport Auxiliary, to “ferry” the planes to the front-line Airfields once they were ready for combat.

  • 1st Class Pilots meet in their Ferry Pool Briefing Room
  • 1st Class Pilot Climbing into the Cockpit of a Supermarine Spitfire
  • £1.85 Pilot Completing her Post Flight Paperwork in a Lockheed Hudson
  • £1.85 Pilots of the No. 5 Ferry Pool Disembarking from an Avro Anson

Background – Airfield photograph of the first eight women to join the ATA in 1940

Stamps & Postmarks: Artillery Road, Chester | Hatfield

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Artillery Road, Chester, Hatfield

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