Helen Harrison-Bristol  (1909 - 1995) was a pioneering Canadian female civil aviation instructor and the first Canadian Air Transport Auxiliary ferry pilot during Second World War.    Google Image Result for http://www.ww2aircraft.net/forum/album/watermark.php%3Ffile%3D11805

Helen Harrison-Bristol (1909 - 1995) was a pioneering Canadian female civil aviation instructor and the first Canadian Air Transport Auxiliary ferry pilot during Second World War. Google Image Result for http://www.ww2aircraft.net/forum/album/watermark.php%3Ffile%3D11805

Bessie Coleman - first female African American pilot. No American flight schools would take her, so she moved to France to train and live. She earned her living barnstorming and stunt flying.

Bessie Coleman - first female African American pilot. No American flight schools would take her, so she moved to France to train and live. She earned her living barnstorming and stunt flying.

Vera Atkins, CBE (16 June 1908, Bucharest, Romania - 24 June 2000, Hastings, England) was a British intelligence officer during World War II. Atkins was given one of SOE's most sensitive jobs - recruiting and deploying female agents. When the allied victory in Europe was accomplished, she went to Germany. Her self-appointed mission was to investigate the fate of the 118 F section agents who had disappeared in enemy territory. She succeeded in every case except one.

Vera Atkins, CBE (16 June 1908, Bucharest, Romania - 24 June 2000, Hastings, England) was a British intelligence officer during World War II. Atkins was given one of SOE's most sensitive jobs - recruiting and deploying female agents. When the allied victory in Europe was accomplished, she went to Germany. Her self-appointed mission was to investigate the fate of the 118 F section agents who had disappeared in enemy territory. She succeeded in every case except one.

1854 – Florence Nightingale and a staff of 38 nurses are sent to the Crimean War. | Nursing Uniforms of the Past and Present - Nurse Uniforms History

1854 – Florence Nightingale and a staff of 38 nurses are sent to the Crimean War. | Nursing Uniforms of the Past and Present - Nurse Uniforms History

Leather Beauty 2: Cloudbusters-Post 13.

Leather Beauty 2: Cloudbusters-Post 13.

Lietenant Colonel Jacquelyn Susie Parker was the first woman in the Air Force to become combat qualified to fly the F-16 and be assigned to a fighter squadron in 1994.

Lietenant Colonel Jacquelyn Susie Parker was the first woman in the Air Force to become combat qualified to fly the F-16 and be assigned to a fighter squadron in 1994.

Emmy Noether (1882-1935)    She devised a mathematical principle, called Noether's theorem, which became a foundation stone of quantum physics. Her calculations helped Einstein formulate his general theory of relativity. "It is really through her that I have become competent in the subject," he admitted.

Emmy Noether (1882-1935) She devised a mathematical principle, called Noether's theorem, which became a foundation stone of quantum physics. Her calculations helped Einstein formulate his general theory of relativity. "It is really through her that I have become competent in the subject," he admitted.

Unknown Anzac

Unknown Anzac

03 Apr 44: 24 year old aviator Evelyn Sharp, one of the original Women's Auxiliary Ferrying Squadron (WAFS) pilots, is killed in Pennsylvania in the crash of a twin engine P-38 Lightning. At the time of her death she was a squadron commander, only three flights from her fifth rating, the highest certificate then available to women. #WWII #History

03 Apr 44: 24 year old aviator Evelyn Sharp, one of the original Women's Auxiliary Ferrying Squadron (WAFS) pilots, is killed in Pennsylvania in the crash of a twin engine P-38 Lightning. At the time of her death she was a squadron commander, only three flights from her fifth rating, the highest certificate then available to women. #WWII #History

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