justamus: A rare vintage photograph of an onna-bugeisha, one of the female warriors of the upper social classes in feudal Japan. Often mistakenly referred to as “female samurai”, female warriors have a long history in Japan, beginning long before samurai emerged as a warrior class.
Clandestine photograph of medical experimentation victim Bogumila Babinska in the Ravensbrueck concentration camp. She was one of 74 "Rabbits" chosen for sadistic medical experimentation. Doctors cut her thigh muscles and cut into her shin bone, crippling and almost killing her. Despite this, she was forced on a death march with other inmates beginning April 28, 1945. She walked from Northern Germany to her home in Warsaw and survived the war. She died in 1980.
A Japanese family returning home from a relocation center camp in Hunt, Idaho, found their home and garage vandalized with anti-Japanese graffiti and broken windows in Seattle, Washington, on May 10, 1945. (AP Photo)
Fabulous Fashionistas [HD] - 47 minute documentary - ***"A new TV documentary on Britain’s BBC4 has been tickling people’s fancies across the pond and stateside. “Fabulous Fashionistas” features six women of advanced years (average age is 80) who share a love for style and a “screw that” attitude to the standard dictates of age."