The Deadliest Female Sniper in History

The Deadliest Female Sniper in History

He wanted to join the Marines, but he was too short. The paratroopers wouldn’t…

He Was Just 16 But He Became the Most Decorated WWII Soldier

He wanted to join the Marines, but he was too short. The paratroopers wouldn’t…

The incredible Nancy Wake.  She was a powerful WWII Nazi hunter and member of the French resistance.  At one point she was #1 most wanted and most-hated by the Nazis.  They called her "The White Mouse" because she always escaped them.  Read about her--she is fascinating!

The incredible Nancy Wake. She was a powerful WWII Nazi hunter and member of the French resistance. At one point she was #1 most wanted and most-hated by the Nazis. They called her "The White Mouse" because she always escaped them. Read about her--she is fascinating!

Hiuaz Kairovna Dospanova (1922-2008), the only female pilot and navigator from Kazakhstan to serve during the Second World War. Dospanova made more than 300 combat missions and was seriously injured in April 1943 while making a landing in blackout conditions; she survived the crash but fractured both legs. Three months later, she returned to the regiment to continue fighting, going all the way to Berlin for the victory.

Hiuaz Kairovna Dospanova (1922-2008), the only female pilot and navigator from Kazakhstan to serve during the Second World War. Dospanova made more than 300 combat missions and was seriously injured in April 1943 while making a landing in blackout conditions; she survived the crash but fractured both legs. Three months later, she returned to the regiment to continue fighting, going all the way to Berlin for the victory.

Resistance heroine who led 7,000 men against the Nazis. Nancy Wake, the Second World War's most decorated woman, died at the age of 98 in 2011.

Resistance heroine who led 7,000 men against the Nazis

Resistance heroine who led 7,000 men against the Nazis. Nancy Wake, the Second World War's most decorated woman, died at the age of 98 in 2011.

Considering that she's the single most-decorated female soldier in world military history, a grizzled seven-year veteran of three wars fought across two continents, a two-time recipient of her country's highest award for military bravery, and a poor farm girl who single-handedly captured at least fifty enemy combatants and two enemy trenches during her career, there's not a whole lot of digital ink on the Internet dedicated to Sergeant Milunka Savic …

Considering that she's the single most-decorated female soldier in world military history, a grizzled seven-year veteran of three wars fought across two continents, a two-time recipient of her country's highest award for military bravery, and a poor farm girl who single-handedly captured at least fifty enemy combatants and two enemy trenches during her career, there's not a whole lot of digital ink on the Internet dedicated to Sergeant Milunka Savic …

Women spies in the second world war: Rozanne Colchester, now 89, a code breaker during the war and postwar MI6 agent. Photo when she was 17 in WWII.

Women spies in the second world war: "It was horrible and wonderful. Like a love affair"

Women spies in the second world war: Rozanne Colchester, now 89, a code breaker during the war and postwar MI6 agent. Photo when she was 17 in WWII.

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