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World War II recruiting poster for the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC)

World War II recruiting poster for the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC)

When I go to the Boston Marathon now, I have wet shoulders....women fall into my arms crying. They're weeping for joy, because running has changed their lives. They feel they can do anything. ~ Katherine Switzer

When I go to the Boston Marathon now, I have wet shoulders....women fall into my arms crying. They're weeping for joy, because running has changed their lives. They feel they can do anything. ~ Katherine Switzer

Virginia Hall, a Baltimore native worked for British Intelligence, and for the French as an agent in WWII, she led maquis resistance groups in guerilla warfare, collected valuble intelligence and co-ordinated air drops in support of D-Day. The only American civilian female to receive the DSC. An unsung hero of the war, her story should not be forgotten...

Virginia Hall, a Baltimore native worked for British Intelligence, and for the French as an agent in WWII, she led maquis resistance groups in guerilla warfare, collected valuble intelligence and co-ordinated air drops in support of D-Day. The only American civilian female to receive the DSC. An unsung hero of the war, her story should not be forgotten...

Honoring African American Veterans   Black men in the armed services have always served a country that didn’t serve them. During the Civil War, thousands of black men fought both on the Union side and the Confederate side. But they fought as slaves. They fought as property. They fought for a different reason than white soldiers. They fought for their freedom. They fought for change. White soldiers fought for things to remain the same.

Honoring African American Veterans Black men in the armed services have always served a country that didn’t serve them. During the Civil War, thousands of black men fought both on the Union side and the Confederate side. But they fought as slaves. They fought as property. They fought for a different reason than white soldiers. They fought for their freedom. They fought for change. White soldiers fought for things to remain the same.

Mogen wij volstaan met Vrouwendag, in de VS, het VK en Australië is heel maart Women’s History Month, waarin aandacht besteed wordt aan de rol en bijdrage van vrouwen in de historie. Hier een compilatie foto’s van vrouwen die de geschiedenis hebben veranderd. Bron: Distractify You may also like... Geweldige verliezers Voorkeur voor vrouwen (Todd …

Mogen wij volstaan met Vrouwendag, in de VS, het VK en Australië is heel maart Women’s History Month, waarin aandacht besteed wordt aan de rol en bijdrage van vrouwen in de historie. Hier een compilatie foto’s van vrouwen die de geschiedenis hebben veranderd. Bron: Distractify You may also like... Geweldige verliezers Voorkeur voor vrouwen (Todd …

IWM PST 7813

IWM PST 7813

martin bormann Duits nationaalsocialistisch politicus en secretaris van dictator Adolf Hitler, Waarschijnlijk kwam Bormann bij een granaatontploffing om het leven.

martin bormann Duits nationaalsocialistisch politicus en secretaris van dictator Adolf Hitler, Waarschijnlijk kwam Bormann bij een granaatontploffing om het leven.

Nancy Harkness Love, September 22, 1942. With the approach of World War II, Love recognized the coming need for pilots to ferry aircraft and identified highly qualified women pilots who could perform such duties. In September 1942, the Army Air Corps' Air Transport Command approved the creation of a temporary, civilian women's flying corps, the Women's Auxiliary Ferrying Squadron (WAFS), under her direction. She is pictured here leaning against a Fairchild PT-19A. SI-96-15604

Nancy Harkness Love, September 22, 1942. With the approach of World War II, Love recognized the coming need for pilots to ferry aircraft and identified highly qualified women pilots who could perform such duties. In September 1942, the Army Air Corps' Air Transport Command approved the creation of a temporary, civilian women's flying corps, the Women's Auxiliary Ferrying Squadron (WAFS), under her direction. She is pictured here leaning against a Fairchild PT-19A. SI-96-15604

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WACs employed by a training unit at Fort Benning, Georgia on 8 July 1944. US Army Signal Corps, Gift in Memory of Maurice T. White, from The Digital Collections of the National WWII Museum, 2011.065.1347 ~

WACs employed by a training unit at Fort Benning, Georgia on 8 July 1944. US Army Signal Corps, Gift in Memory of Maurice T. White, from The Digital Collections of the National WWII Museum, 2011.065.1347 ~

from WWII. still true, even on a kindle, nook, ipad, etc etc https://www.facebook.com/pages/As-tears-petrified-in-the-ground-14-18-WWI/610711125633069

from WWII. still true, even on a kindle, nook, ipad, etc etc https://www.facebook.com/pages/As-tears-petrified-in-the-ground-14-18-WWI/610711125633069

"For Your Country's Sake Today - For Your Own Sake Tomorrow", 1941 - 1945. by The U.S. National Archives, via Flickr ~ World War II

"For Your Country's Sake Today - For Your Own Sake Tomorrow", 1941 - 1945. by The U.S. National Archives, via Flickr ~ World War II

‘Powder monkey’ tijdens de Amerikaanse burgeroorlog. Charleston 1865.

‘Powder monkey’ tijdens de Amerikaanse burgeroorlog. Charleston 1865.

Bernice "Bee" Haydu is interviewed June 5, 2014, at Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala. Haydu is a veteran pilot of World War II. She earned her wings with the Women Airforce Service Pilots, the first women to fly American military aircraft. She also helped lead the fight in Congress to recognize WASP members as veterans. (U.S. Air Force photo/Donna L. Burnett)

Bernice "Bee" Haydu is interviewed June 5, 2014, at Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala. Haydu is a veteran pilot of World War II. She earned her wings with the Women Airforce Service Pilots, the first women to fly American military aircraft. She also helped lead the fight in Congress to recognize WASP members as veterans. (U.S. Air Force photo/Donna L. Burnett)

So true...

So true...

1943 Ad Pacquin World War II War Bonds Military Honor Medals Soldiers LF5

1943 Ad Pacquin World War II War Bonds Military Honor Medals Soldiers LF5