Eugene Jacques Bullard (9 October 1894 – 12 October 1961) was one of the only two black military pilots in World War I and was awarded the Croix de Guerre and the Legion of Honor.

Eugene Jacques Bullard (9 October 1894 – 12 October 1961) was one of the only two black military pilots in World War I and was awarded the Croix de Guerre and the Legion of Honor.

Flora Sandes (22 January 1876 – 24 November 1956) was the only British woman officially to serve as a soldier in World War I.

Flora Sandes (22 January 1876 – 24 November 1956) was the only British woman officially to serve as a soldier in World War I.

Captain Flora Sandes – the only British woman to serve as a front-line soldier in WW1

Captain Flora Sandes – the only British woman to serve as a front-line soldier in WW1

World War I Navy recruiting poster, by artist Milton Bancroft.    Collections of the Library of Congress.    U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.

World War I Navy recruiting poster, by artist Milton Bancroft. Collections of the Library of Congress. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.

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