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Alabama Aviation Hall of Fame, 126–127, 134, 176. See also Southern Museum of Flight Alabama Heritage magazine, 173–174 Alabama Women’s Hall of Fame, 172, 174 Alpha Gamma Delta sorority, 17, 83, 98 American Equity Insurance Company, ii; 150 Angel Derby (All Woman’s International Air Race), 86 Arnold, Bruce (Colonel, USAF, “Hap” Arnold’s son), 103, 106 Arnold, Henry H., “Hap” (General, USAAF and USAF), 4, 38, 49, 63, 70, 72–73, 81, 103 Auble, Dr. Glen D., 132–133. See Evelyn Sharp Audain, Mary Parker (WASP Class 43-5), 129 Baker, Robert H. (Colonel, USAAF), 27, 31, 34, 37, 39, 44, 46 Bankhead, Tallulah, 175. See Alabama Women’s Hall of Fame Barney Frazier Aviation, 92–93 Bartels, Diane Ruth Armour (author of Sharpie: The Life Story of Evelyn Sharp), 131–33 Batson, Amy (Nancy’s sister, married name Strange), 11, 14, 17, 19–20, 42, 76, 78, 86, 108, 113, 172–173 Batson, Andrew (Nancy’s grandfather), 11 Batson, Elinor (Nancy’s sister, married name Dashiells), 12; 11, 16–17, 19, 39, 41, 78, 82–83, 108 Batson, Nancy (Nancy’s grandmother), 11 Batson, Orlens (Nancy’s sister-in-law), 42 Batson, Ruth Philips, “Muddy” (Nancy’s mother), 12, 80; 2, 13–16, 19, 21–23, 41–42, 76, 78–79, 82, 86, 108, 122 Batson, Stephen Radford, “Daddy” (Nancy’s father), 12, 80; 11, 13–15, 20, 22–23, 41, 79, 108–109, 122 Batson, Stephen Radford, Jr. (Nancy’s brother), 12; 11, 14, 17, 41–42 Batson, Stephen Radford, “Stevie” (Nancy’s nephew), 42, 108, 170, 174 Batten, Bernice (original WAFS), 28, 37–38, 64, 140 Beal-Kaplan, Chris: King Air story, 152; 150–156; 160, 163–166, 170, 174–175, 179, 183 Benn, Velta Haney (WASP Class 44-7), 106 Bera, Fran, 94 Bernheim, Kathryn, “Sis” (original WAFS; married name Fine), 40; 37, 44–45, 68, 71, 74, 88–89 Beyer, Adele (WASP Class 44-1), 103 Birmingham Aero Club, 121, 126, 131, 149 Birmingham Air and Space Museum, 126. See also Southern Museum of Flight Boggs, Lindy (Louisiana Congresswoman), 106 Index Page numbers in italics refer to illustrations. 204 • Index Bohn, Delphine (original WAFS), 36, 65, 104; 35, 37, 39–42, 58, 64, 66, 103 Bonner, Rosealee, 25 Bosca, Caro Bayley (WASP Class 43-7), 5, 130 Boylan, Margaret Kerr (WASP Class 43-2), 106 Burchfield, Phyllis (original WAFS; married name Fulton), 36; 34–35, 37–38, 140, 159, 167 California City Airport Advisory committee , 116 California City, 116–120; 168–169, 178 Camp Winnataska, 15–16, 31, 83, 162–163 Carnegie, Andrew, 124 Carrigan, Joe, 133–34. See International Forest of Friendship Carter, James Earl, Jr., “Jimmy,” 107 Chayes, Antonia Handler (Assistant Secretary , USAF), 106 Christmas Carol, A, 179 Civil Air Patrol (CAP), 23 Civilian Aeronautics Authority (CAA), 21, 63. See also Federal Aviation Administration Civilian Pilot Training Program (CPT), 22; 20–21, 23, 30, 111, 127–128, 134, 139 Clark, Helen Mary (original WAFS), 22; 28–29, 37, 39–41, 59, 71, 74, 130 Clarkson, Sue, 21 Cochran, Jacqueline, “Jackie”, 4, 38, 48–49, 64, 66, 70, 89, 100–102, 104–105, 112, 129 Costello, John (California Congressman), 63 Crews, Elinor Jane (married name Tonarely, Nancy’s daughter), 82–84, 86–87, 92– 94, 100–101, 111–113, 115, 117–118, 121, 126, 154, 170, 172, 177 Crews, Nancy Elizabeth Batson (original WAFS); Alabama Aviation Hall of Fame, 126–128; Alabama Women’s Hall of Fame, 174–175; assignments (WWII), 33, 36, 40, 69, 70, 73, 38–39, 56, 68– 72; birth /early years /family genealogy, 12, 13, 24, 11–9; brother’s death, 41– 42; California City (mayor of), 115– 120; Camp Winnataska, 15–17; Charlie Miller (relationship with), 75–78; Civilian Pilot Training (CPT), 22, 20–23; deactivation of WASP, 72–74; death of, 157–171, 176–180; Evelyn Sharp Day, 131–132; gliding, 92–97; International Forest of Friendship, 133–134; King Air copilot, ii, 152, 150–156; Lake Country Estates, 121–125; Nancy and the airplanes she owned, 25, 93, 95, 109; 3, 22–23, 25, 92–96, 100, 108–112, 115– 116, 118, 121, 126, 134, 148–150, 153, 166–167, 170; Officer Training School (OTS), 65, 63–67; Paul Crews (dating / marriage /their early years), 25, 80, 82, 18, 23, 36–37, 79–84; Paul Crews (their later years /his failing health /his death), 98–100, 112–114; P-38 flight, 7, 6–10; pursuit training, 51–61; readjustment years (1958–1971), 83...


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