WASPs gather beside a B-24 prior to a flight of memory. Published August 14, 2009 at 2478 × 1774 in Unsung Heroes of WWII; the distaff side. About time! WASPs gather beside a B-24 prior to a flight of memory. About to take flight, a group of older women pilots, WASPs from WWII await their flight. Bob and Claire Rogers were honored to fly with some of these brave, ahead-of-their-time women.