c. 1942-1947 Mercantile Uniforms, New York:WWII "Gray Lady" Red Cross Uniform/American Red Cross Volunteer Outfit. AKA Hospital and Recreation Corps. Uniform. The gray and white thin striped cotton dress and additional pieces of the white epaulets, white collar, gray matching belt and cap are all separate pieces. The American Red Cross Volunteer pin is pinned on the chest pocket above the large red cross embroidered patch. This one is dated 1942; the year they removed the veil from the cap.
Two women operate a machine in a factory during World War II. Captured by a Minneapolis newspaper photographer on March 3, 1943.
Princess Elizabeth poses in uniform while being taught to drive military vehicles in 1945. During World War II, the princess joined the Women's Auxiliary Territorial Service at the rank of second subaltern, and did her wartime duty as a driver and mechanic. #diamondjubilee
A U.S. soldier mocks Hitler for the camera, World War II.
Colonial soldier with German women, 1919. In the period following World War I, French colonial troops were used as part of the Allied occupation of the German Rhineland, in accordance with the Treaty of Versailles. Germ Hitler wrote about the Black Shame in Mein Kampf, decrying the "negrification" of Europe. His government would later sterilize 500 or so mixed-race children born of African servicemen and German women (the so-called "Rhineland Bastards"),