Adele: confident and classic, feminine and lovely. Give me some black eyeliner and some Aquanet and I'm there. Simple LBD. Powerful voice. And, that waifish look is not for me. She is all that -- and a bag of chips -- and a Grammy winner!
Hollywood leading lady Hedy Lamarr is said to have tipped the balance of WWII. The co-inventor of an early wireless form of communication; her invention allowed short-wave radio communications on the field.
During the violent months preceding the liberation of Paris, Wake killed a German guard with a single karate chop to the neck, executed a women who had been spying for the Germans, shot her way out of roadblocks and biked 70 hours through perilous Nazi checkpoints to deliver radio codes for the Allies. And she was a New Zealander. In spite of Hitler she lives to be 98.
Nadezhda Popova was a Russian female pilot during WWII. The German military called her one of the "Nachthexen", or "Night Witches" She flew 852 decoy missions in a canvas winged plane. Dropped food and medicine to Russian marines trapped on the beach at Malaya Zemlya. She had to fly so low that she heard their cheers. After the mission, she found 42 bullet holes in her plane.She died on July 8, 2013 at the age of 91
This is actually quite amazing! (However, this list does not include Lyndon B Johnson, who was President between Nixon and Kennedy.) The Queen has been consistent through 12 of our Presidents - so far! And there were 3 other Presidents between the year she was born (1926) and the year she became Queen. I think she really does run on Duracell!