This iconic photo depicts the jubilance and relief expressed throughout America when armistice was declared in World War Two. Contrary to popular opinion, the two in the picture were not lovers; the soldier was jubilantly planting kisses on women in Times Square – this lucky nurse was just one of them. -1940s-
This poster is again catered to women to help in the factories. They are sending the message that "if you are working, you are an asset to the victory of the war. The American colours make this poster all the more patriotic representing dominant ideologies about American society and war.
Portrait of Mildred Axton, date unknown. Axton was "one of the first three Women Airforce Service Pilots to be trained as a test pilot" and was the first woman to fly a B-29. She passed away in 2010, age 91.
World War 2: Underwear and uniform. Advice on suitable underwear for women wearing uniform for the first time. Research for my historical romance Into The Unknown - http://lornapeel.com/into-the-unknown https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/18485923-into-the-unknown