Roza Georgiyevna Shanina 1944 Soviet sniper during World War II, credited with 54 confirmed kills. Praised for her shooting accuracy, Shanina was capable of firing precise semi-automatic shots on moving enemy targets.She volunteered to serve as a marksman on the front line.
"Lyudmila Pavlichenko, Soviet sniper during WWII. A student at the time, Pavlichenko was among the first to volunteer for the armed forced when the Soviet Union was invaded and declined the opportunity to serve as a nurse instead of a soldier so as to put her badass shooting talents to good use. She went on to record 309 kills, making her the most successful female sniper in history."
Maureen Dunlop leaving the cockpit of a plane she had just flown in 1944. These female pilots of the British Air Transport Auxiliary flew Spitfires, Hurricanes and Lancasters to air bases in England during WWII ~