Violet Cowden, Wartime Pilot, Is Dead at 94

Violet Cowden, who died at 94 on April 10, in 1943 and 1944, was assigned to the Army’s Air Transport Command, she flew some of the country’s most sophisticated planes, transporting them from factories to domestic airfields or to coastal debarkation points for shipment to foreign theaters.

She was the subject of a documentary, “Wings of Silver: The Vi Cowden Story,” released last year.

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