Normandía 1944

Here's a Normandy Beach landing photo they don't show you in textbooks. Brave women of the Red Cross arriving in 1944 to help the injured troops. Badass Women have ALWAYS been Amongst Us.

a soldier shares candy with German children during WWII

My dad saved his chocolate bars for the Italian children while he was there in WWII. An American soldier sharing his Christmas package with children somewhere in Italy

Unprecedented numbers of civilian women took on traditionally male factory-jobs; becoming essential to American war-production during WWII.

Woman Ordnance Worker poster "The Girl He Left Behind" shows Rosie the Riveter in red bandana. A number of variants of Rosie posters were done during the war. This is among the most desirable.

A rare photo of Nurses from the Red Cross at play 1939 What horrors these girls are about to see, with  all the poor soldiers they will soon be caring for !

1939 Red Cross Nurses - NEVER forget to have fun.even Nurses during wartime remembered to kick up their heels!

Nurses arriving in Normandy 1944

nurses walk along a beach in Normandy, France on July after they had waded through the surf from their landing craft. They are on their way to field hospitals to care for the wounded allied soldiers.” (AP) - pin by Paolo Marzioli

Werfel, una niña huérfana de 6 años de Austria sólo se ha dado su primer par de zapatos nuevos por la Cruz Roja Americana, 1946.

Austrian boy receiving new shoes after WWII. "New Shoes" by Gerald Waller, Austria Six year-old Werfel, living in an orphanage in Austria, hugs a new pair of shoes given to him by the American Red Cross. This photo was published by Life magazine.

WWII Soldiers getting a final kiss before deployment.

"The Last Kiss" WWII - Departure of the “Amerigo Vespucci” Egypt, 1963 - Who is the photographer?

21 Incredibly Rare Photos From The Past

21 Incredibly Rare Photos From The Past

18 year old French Résistance fighter, Simone Segouin, with war name Nicole Minet. She had come from Chartres to help liberate the capital.

Reasons women admitted to psych hospitals

An amazing list of actual reasons for admission into the Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum from the late Crazzzzy! I would ve admitted for at leqst ine reason:laziness

august landmesser | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

The courage to say no. The photo was taken in Hamburg in during the celebrations for the launch of a ship. In the crowed, one person refuses to raise his arm to give the Nazi salute. The man was August Landmesser.

The first four women signed to the league Via: bss.sfsu.edu

20 Pictures From The All-American Girls Professional Baseball League

All-American Girls Professional Baseball League - established as many men's minor league teams were disbanded due to the war.Hmm, and I was told you couldn't play sports in a skirt.

The first woman to run the Boston marathon, and the men trying to pull her off the course.

In Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to run the Boston marathon. After realizing that a woman was running, race organizer Jock Semple went after Switzer shouting, “Get the hell out of my race and give me those numbers.

A U.S. soldier mocks Hitler for the camera, World War II. Not the most appropriate of pictures, but the hair is pretty accurate!

Soldier life: U. soldier mocks Hitler for the camera, World War II. The soldiers still have humor through the war

Amelia Earhart - she was a nurse's aid in Toronto, CA during WW1. Many of her…

Amelia Erhart - she was a nurses aide in Toronto, CA during Many of her patients were pilots. [Complete news to me!] History and WWI

"Any girl who has flown at all grows used to the prejudice of most men pilots who will trot out any number of reasons why women can't possibly be good pilots. . . . The only way to show the disbelievers, the snickering hangar pilots, is to show them."  - Cornelia Fort, WAFS

Photographer Spotlight: Peter Stackpole

“A pilot of the U. Women’s Air Force Service at Avenger Field, Texas, in by Peter Stackpole (via LIFE) Happy Women's History Month!

Amici?

American soldiers comfort a little girl and her puppy after the invasion of Normandy. Colleville-sur-Mer, Note the look on the girls face and the concern of the GI's

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