Jacqueline Cochran

Jackie received more than 10  medals over the course of her career as a pilot in the military support services. She achieved a lot of firsts in her life, like first to land on an aircraft carrier, to fly a bomber across the ocean, and to fly above 20 000ft with oxygen.

Her achievements after the war to note was that she went to Japan and witnessed the surrender of a general, making her the first foreign woman there since the war.