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as we are in the DC post below. 

http://www.ephblog.com/2008/12/27/march-dc-condo-prices-by-neighborhood/

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).

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uMDsV_lurd8

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.

http://www.press.uchicago.edu/presssite/metadata.epl?mode=synopsis&bookkey=314743

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