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    Elizabeth Strohfus, WWII-era pilot and WASP advocate, dies at 96

    March 9, 2016

    MINNESOTA -- Elizabeth Strohfus, who flew military planes across the country during World War II and received two Congressional Gold Medals as one of the last remaining members of the WASPs and for her service in Civil Air Patrol, died March 6 at an assisted-living center in Faribault, Minn. She was 96. Read her obituary in The Washington Post and see a recent TV news report from KARE-TV in Minneapolis, where Strohfus sought to allow WASPs to be buried at Arlington National Cemetery.

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