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United States swimmer who in 1926 became the first woman to swim the English Channel (1906-2003)

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Commenting on the chapter and its newly elected Board of Directors APFMA President, Walter Ederle, said: “I am excited to take over the leadership of this dynamic organization.
4, 2005, at B6 (illuminating how Chisholm became a "catalyst for change," in becoming the first black woman elected to Congress in 1968); Obituary: Gertrude Ederle, THE ECONOMIST, Dec.
What watery feat was Gertrude Caroline Ederle the first to achieve in 1926?
Which world boxing champion was Mike Tindall - see Question 7 Ederle the first to achieve in 1926?
In 1926, Gertrude Ederle became the first woman to swim the English Channel, and broke the existing speed record in the process; though her pioneer efforts in women's swimming were legendary, she was only part of a long legacy.
It must be said that it was a time of media coverage of the great exceptional champions (Gertrude Ederle, Suzanne Lenglen, Maryse Hilsz, or Ella Maillart), of the explosion of a number of women's sports clubs (Les Hirondelles de Paris, La Ruche, Les Muguettes de Charenton, les Fauvettes d'Argenteuil), an incredible expansion of youth movements (creation of the Rayon Sportif Feminin in 1919, the establishment of the French girl guides (10) in 1923, opening of French workers sport to women), and a significant increase in the number of female athletes at the Olympic Games.
In May 2007, the 2d Battalion (Airborne), 503d Infantry Regiment deployed from its post at Caserma Ederle, Vicenza, Italy, to Afghanistan.
These feelings became evident in 2006 when newly elected prime minister Romano Prodi was almost driven from power over the controversial decision to authorize the expansion of Camp Ederle in Vicenza.
CW3 Heryford is Food Safety Officer for the Southern Europe District Veterinary Command, Caserme Ederle, Vicenza, Italy.
1926: American swimmer Gertrude Ederle became the first woman to swim the English Channel.
In August 1926, a 19-year-old New Yorker named Gertrude Ederle swam from Cap Griz-Nez to Kingsdown in 14 1/2 hours.
They were members of the 437th Military Police Battalion participating in overseas deployment training (ODT) at the Caserma Ederle military complex in Vicenza, Italy.
Still, we almost went into shock when on December 1, 2003 a head-line jumped out and smote us right between the eyes: "Gertrude Ederle dies at 98
GERTRUDE Ederle, who became the first woman to swim the English Channel in 1926, has died in Wyckoff, New Jersey.