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Josephine Baker in the uniform of the Women's Auxiliary of the Free French Air Force. By the autumn of 1944 she had raised 3,143,000F for the French war effort and was awarded the honorary rank of sub-lieutenant in the Ladies Auxiliary of the Free French Air Force, Les Filles De L'Air. She gained her pilot license in 1933! Photographed at the Savoy Hotel, London April 1945.
Robin Olds- triple-ace, with 16 aerial victories in WWII (splashing three German aircraft in a single day) and Vietnam, the retired Air Force brigadier general, might report his present condition as "one turnin' and one burnin'." General Olds' decorations include the Air Force Cross, four Silver Stars and the six Distinguished Flying Crosses, and 40 Air Medals
American trombonist and band leader Glenn Miller (1904 - 1944) performing with the Glenn Miller Army Air Force Band to entertain the troops. Original Publication: Picture Post - 1782 - Glenn Miller - unpub. (Photo by Felix Man/Getty Images)