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Jacqueline Cochran (May 11, 1906 – August 9, 1980) was an American pilot and the first woman to break the sound barrier on 18 May 1953. She was a pioneer ...

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Jackie Cochran rose from a poverty-stricken childhood to become one of history's most accomplished female aviators. Beginning work in a cotton mill at the age ...

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Jacqueline Cochran, married name Jacqueline Cochran Odlum, also called Jackie Cochran, original name Bessie Lee Pittman, (born May 11, 1906, Muscogee, ...

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When pilot Jacqueline Cochran died in 1980, she held more speed, altitude, and distance records than any pilot in history. During her career in aviation, ...

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Jacqueline Cochran was born, date uncertain, near the sawdust roads, cotton fields and small sawmill town of DeFuniak Springs in West Florida. She grew up in ...

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Chuck Yeager and Jackie Cochran Something inside Jacqueline Cochran always told her she would make her mark on the world. The woman who would earn ...

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Jacqueline Cochran's life was about risk and about triumph. A successful businesswoman and director of the Women's Air Force Service Pilots in World War II, ...

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An orphan, Cochran went to work in a Georgia cotton mill at age 8. By age 10 she was training to be a hair stylist. After working in several salons in the South, ...

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Mar 13, 2018 ... Jacqueline Cochran (May 11, 1906 – August 9, 1980) was a pioneer American aviatrix, considered to be one of the most gifted race pilots of ...