Bernetta Adams Miller

Bernetta Adams Miller

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Bernetta Adams Miller was a pioneering woman aviator who was the fifth licensed woman pilot in the United States. She led a colorful life including winning a Croix de Guerre in World War I and being one of the people standing between Albert Einstein and the public at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey. Bernetta Miller was born in Canton, Ohio. Her family lived for a time in Nebraska, but soon moved to the Finger Lakes region of New York state where she briefly attended the State Normal School at Geneseo. She dropped out when her father's business failed, and they returned to Canton, where she attended Canton Actual Business College where she studied bookkeeping. She then moved to New York City. There she became interested in aviation and took flying lessons in 1912 from the Moisant aviation school in Mineola, Long Island. She received her license on September 25, 1912, becoming the fifth woman in the U.S. to hold a pilot's licenseshow more

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  • Paperback | 168 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 10mm | 254g
  • Flu Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135694642
  • 9786135694642