as we are in the DC post below. 


Well, first in line is the 1943 hit ‘Pistol Packin’ Momma’ introduced by Bing Crosby and the Andrews Sisiters (later covered by everybody and his brother including Ol’ Blue Eyes).


And ‘Pistol Packin’ Momma’ became the name of choice for WWII aircraft, including this B-17 ferried to Europe from Columbus, Ohio by the WASP (Women Airforce Service Pilots), the first women to fly combat aircraft.

‘Patty’s Got a Gun’ moves right along to Patty Hearst and the 70’s in this new book by William Graebner.


Sidebars are the affliction of the attention-span challenged.

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