Last Angel of Bataan. Mildred Dalton Manning died March 8 at age 98. She was an Army nurse held prisoner by the Japanese in the Philippines for almost three years during World War II.

Mildred Dalton Manning, Army nurse and WWII prisoner, dies at 98

Last Angel of Bataan. Mildred Dalton Manning died March 8 at age 98. She was an Army nurse held prisoner by the Japanese in the Philippines for almost three years during World War II.

intellectual/writer/anthropologist/folklorist zora neale hurston in repose. #blackgirlsrock

intellectual/writer/anthropologist/folklorist zora neale hurston in repose. #blackgirlsrock

Faye Schulman was a women who took pictures of life as a partisan. She faught along side the men as they rebelled against the Nazis and nursed them back to health when they were wounded . http://www.jweekly.com/article/full/37486/rare-photos-show-hidden-life-of-partisans-who-fought-nazis/

Faye Schulman was a women who took pictures of life as a partisan. She faught along side the men as they rebelled against the Nazis and nursed them back to health when they were wounded . http://www.jweekly.com/article/full/37486/rare-photos-show-hidden-life-of-partisans-who-fought-nazis/

Nancy Wake.... After getting separated from her radio operator during a German counter-attack, she walked 200 kilometers (124 miles) and biked a 100 more kilometers (62 miles) to contact another operator. One of her resistance members said, “She is the most feminine woman I know, until the fighting starts. Then she is like five men.” Nancy died in 2011, at the age of 98.

Nancy Wake.... After getting separated from her radio operator during a German counter-attack, she walked 200 kilometers (124 miles) and biked a 100 more kilometers (62 miles) to contact another operator. One of her resistance members said, “She is the most feminine woman I know, until the fighting starts. Then she is like five men.” Nancy died in 2011, at the age of 98.

"Anthropologist Germaine Tillion was a commander in the French Resistance network of Musée de l'Homme in Paris. Her missions included helping prisoners escape and organising intelligence for allied forces. Betrayed by a priest, she was sent to Ravensbrück, with her mother. In 1973, she published Ravensbruck, detailing both her experiences as well as her research into the functioning of the camps, movements of prisoners, administrative operations and crimes committed by the SS."

"Anthropologist Germaine Tillion was a commander in the French Resistance network of Musée de l'Homme in Paris. Her missions included helping prisoners escape and organising intelligence for allied forces. Betrayed by a priest, she was sent to Ravensbrück, with her mother. In 1973, she published Ravensbruck, detailing both her experiences as well as her research into the functioning of the camps, movements of prisoners, administrative operations and crimes committed by the SS."

Sara, the wife of Misha Rubinsonas , Misha and Sara were among the first that fled from the Nazi occupied ghetto of Kovno on December 14, 1943 and joined the Resistance. After the war, Sara became professor of political economy at the University of Vilnius, who left after almost 25 years teaching to emigrate to Canada in 1983, has published ten books in Vilnius and two more in Toronto.

Sara, the wife of Misha Rubinsonas , Misha and Sara were among the first that fled from the Nazi occupied ghetto of Kovno on December 14, 1943 and joined the Resistance. After the war, Sara became professor of political economy at the University of Vilnius, who left after almost 25 years teaching to emigrate to Canada in 1983, has published ten books in Vilnius and two more in Toronto.

Jetta Goudal... silent film star forced into an early retirement at age 41 because she dared to sue Cecil B. Demille

Jetta Goudal... silent film star forced into an early retirement at age 41 because she dared to sue Cecil B. Demille

Women of the Russian Revolution, 1917. My great grandparents were there ~~ my grandfathers parents on my mothers side.

Women of the Russian Revolution, 1917. My great grandparents were there ~~ my grandfathers parents on my mothers side.

Image may contain: one or more people, child, text and outdoor

Image may contain: one or more people, child, text and outdoor

Friedl Dicker Brandeis was an art teacher who used art as therapy with children at Terezin concentration camp ... she was murdered at Auschwitz-Birkenau in 1944

Friedl Dicker Brandeis was an art teacher who used art as therapy with children at Terezin concentration camp ... she was murdered at Auschwitz-Birkenau in 1944

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