Monday, May 26, 2008

Remembering World War Two Airmen: Diana Barnato Walker, Acclaimed Pilot, Dies at 90

Remembering World War Two Airmen: Diana Barnato Walker, Acclaimed Pilot, Dies at 90

".... Diana Barnato Walker set a speed record as a pilot in 1963.

By John F. Burns
Monday, May 12, 2008

LONDON: Diana Barnato Walker, an heiress to a South African diamond mining fortune who took up flying in the 1930s and became a celebrated aviator as one of a group of women who delivered new fighters and bombers to combat squadrons in World War II, died on April 28. She was 90...."

Remembering World War Two Airmen: Diana Barnato Walker, Acclaimed Pilot, Dies at 90
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