Lt. Col. Jacqueline Cochran
Lt. Col. Jacqueline Cochran, c. 1939
MOAH Permanent Collection
Gift of Edwards Air Force Base (AFFTC-HO)
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Jacqueline "Jackie" Cochran owner of Jacqueline Cochran Cosmetics, who became a world-class competitive pilot, was the woman to break the sound barrier, she flew a Northup T-38 with Chuck Yeager flying beside her. She also designed the first oxygen mask.