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Dolly Shephard, Edwardian parachutist & aerial performer, in her parachuting costume c.1910. She survived an eight year career as Britain's "Queen of the Air" and before her death in 1983 (at age 96), she flew with the Red Devils, whose modern parachuting techniques she greatly admired.
"Two United States Army nurses carry heavy combat packs on a eight-mile hike through the jungle as part of their training before taking up front-line war assignments. Before reporting for duty the American nurses learn how to combat jungle hazards and how to care both for themselves and their patients under all conditions."