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Members of the Army Nurse Corps during WWII.

Women War Correspondents working in the European Theatre of Operations, England, 1943 / (Moore)

Female Pilot of the US Women's Air Force Service, 1943. The women who served as Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) flew military aircraft during non-combat missions throughout the United States' involvement in World War II.

“A pilot of the U. Women’s Air Force Service at Avenger Field, Texas, in by Peter Stackpole (via LIFE) Happy Women's History Month!

FRANCE 16 August, 1944 -- These women are members of the FFI (French Forces of the Interior). They acted as guides and scouts - and assisted in mopping up German activity in captured French towns. Their uniforms show the French flag with the Cross of Lorraine, emblem of the Free French.

bag-of-dirt: “ Soldiers of the Free French Forces (Forces françaises libres), military units who joined “Free France” (la France libre), the Resistance organisation founded by Charles de Gaulle in assist in mopping up pockets of the German.

Lumberjills of The Women's Timber Corps. Having a mug of reviving tea in the middle of a workday. The Women’s Timber Corps was disbanded in August 1946. The 8,700 women of the Corps received no recognition, despite providing 60 per cent of the timber needed by the UK during the war. They finally gained a fitting memorial in 2007, when the Forestry Commission Scotland unveiled a powerful life-ize bronze sculpture by Malcolm Robertson. Much more at the link!

Forgotten heroines of - The Women's Timber Corps, otherwise known as 'Lumberjills'. The Lumberjills were a unit of of The Women's Land Army along with The Land Girls, who are more often used as the iconic image of the Women's Home Front.

It took 60 years to be recognized, the government attempted to hide their service, but hundreds of female pilots who flew missions during World War II finally got their due. Wearing her WASP uniform from World War II, Eleanor Brown of Victoria, Tx, attended a Congressional Gold Medal ceremony, a few years ago, to honor the Women Air Force Service Pilots, or WASPs for the missions they flew during World War II…

Decades later, women pilots from World War II get their due. WASPS (Women Airforce Service Pilots) received the Congressional Gold Medal for the missions they flew during World War II.

Violet Constance Jessop (1887 - 1971) hôtesse et infirmière britannique, connue p avoir survécu aux principaux accidents des trois sister-ships géants de la White Star Line, les navires de la classe Olympic. Violet Jessop a servi pendant 42 années en mer, de 1908 à 1952.

Violet Constance Jessop (October 1887 – May was an ocean liner stewardess and nurse who achieved fame by surviving the disastrous sinkings of sister ships RMS Titanic and HMHS Britannic in 1912 and 1916 respectively


Nurses wearing gas masks attend to a patient, during a gas attack demonstration held at Toynbee hall, London, by the St John Ambulance Brigade, September 1935

Females on the front line: Nurses dressed for action during the WWII // photo final

Angels at war: The WW2 nurses who found time for romance on the front line

Second World War nurses Females on the front line: Nurses dressed for action during the Second World War

Lt. Irene Boothroyd. She landed at Utah Beach in Normandy on June 16, 1944. Lt. Boothroyd was a member of the Army Nurse Corps, participating in the drive across France and Belgium with General Patton's 3rd Army. She was called the nurse of the Battle of the Bulge as she cared for the wounded in that battle in the Ardennes during January 1945. She attained the rank of Captain and during the Korean War she cared for wounded soldiers State-side ~

She landed at Utah Beach in Normandy on June She attained the rank of Captain.