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The North Strand the morning after the Geman bombing, On the night of 31st May 1941, four high-explosive bombs were dropped by German aircraft on the North Strand area of Dublin City, The casualties were many: 28 dead and 90 injured, with 300 houses damaged or destroyed, 01/06/1941

The North Strand the morning after the Geman bombing, On the night of 31st May 1941, four high-explosive bombs were dropped by German aircraft on the North Strand area of Dublin City, The casualties were many: 28 dead and 90 injured, with 300 houses damaged or destroyed, 01/06/1941

The “Night Witches” was the all female Night Bomber Reg. of the Soviet Air Forces that bombed German lines in WWII. They were equipped with the worst, oldest and noisest planes. The engines used to conk out halfaway through missions and they had to climb on the wings mid flight to restart the props. To stop germans from hearing and firing at them, they’d climb up to a certain height, coast down to German positions, drop their bombs, restart their engines in midair, and fly off.

The “Night Witches” was the all female Night Bomber Regiment of the Soviet Air Forces that bombed German lines in WWII. They were equipped with the worst, oldest, noisest, crappest planes in the.

WWII: The morning after a direct hit by a high explosive bomb on St. Matthew's Hospital, Shoreditch, in London, on Oct. 9, 1940. In spite of the night's experiences nurses are on the job rescuing blankets and other bedding from among the debris.

WWII: The morning after a direct hit by a high explosive bomb on St. Matthew's Hospital, Shoreditch, in London, on Oct. In spite of the night's experiences nurses are on the job rescuing blankets and other bedding from among the debris.

The Russian women who piloted those planes, onetime crop dusters, took it as a compliment. In 30,000 missions over four years, they dumped 23,000 tons of bombs on the German invaders, ultimately helping to chase them back to Berlin. Any German pilot who downed a “witch” was awarded an Iron Cross.

Nadezhda Popova, WWII ‘Night Witch,’ Dies at 91

Nadezhda Popova, who has died aged was a member of an elite corps of Soviet women — known as the “Night Witches” — who fought as bomber pilots in the air war against Germany, and the only one to win three Orders of the Patriotic War for bravery.

Nadezhda Popova was a Russian female pilot during WWII. The German military called her one of the "Nachthexen", or "Night Witches" She flew 852 decoy missions in a canvas winged plane. Dropped food and medicine to Russian marines trapped on the beach at Malaya Zemlya. She had to fly so low that she heard their cheers. After the mission, she found 42 bullet holes in her plane.She died on July 8, 2013 at the age of 91

Nadezhda Popova, WWII ‘Night Witch,’ Dies at 91

Nadezhda Popova, was a World War II Night Witch who flew 852 missions over the invading German army. The Night Witches were young women volunteers who flew refitted crop-dusters with no parachutes, guns, radios, or radar.

vintage rolled back twist up-do diy hair style,  I need to learn how to do this~

Pin up idea- 10 Retro Hairstyles That Are Hot Right Now --Great ideas for long, medium and short hair.

May 16-17, 2013 -- On the night of May 16-17, 1943, 19 Lancaster bombers of the RAFÕs specially formed 617 Squadron carried out an attack on the Mšhne, Eder and Sorpe dams in GermanyÕs industrial heartland, using the famous Òbouncing bombÓ designed by Barnes Wallis Graphic shows how the RAFÕs specially developed "bouncing bomb" was used to attack three German dams during World War II.

Dambusters in infographics - A Tribute to Les Munro

May 2013 -- On the night of May 19 Lancaster bombers of the…

Me 262 V056 Nachtjager W.Nr. 170056 with FuG218 radar. V056 built as a single-seat night interceptor. This configuration didn't go into production though the two-seat Me 262B was found to be a better platform with an operator focused on the radar and the pilot focused on the world outside.

Me 262 V056 Nachtjager W.Nr. 170056 with FuG218 radar. V056 built as a single-seat night interceptor. This configuration didn't go into production though the two-seat Me 262B was found to be a better platform with an operator focused on the radar and the pilot focused on the world outside.

Natalya Fyodorovna Meklin – World War II Combat Pilot - Natalya Fyodorovna Meklin née Kravtsova (Russian: Наталья Фёдоровна Меклин, Ukrainian: Наталія Фёдорiвна Меклин; 1922–2005) was a much decorated World War II combat pilot in one of the three women-only Soviet air regiments. They were nicknamed the ‘Night Witches‘ by their German opponents.

Natalya Fyodorovna Meklin – World War II Combat Pilot

"Katya Budanova (Катя Буданова), was a fighter pilot in the Soviet Air Force during World War II. With 11 air victories, she was one of the world's two female fighter aces along with Lydia Litvyak." She chose fighter ace over fashion model, apparently.

I shouldn't have to be able to kill someone 3 times my size in order to be safe. I took a self defense class for quite a while, so I could possibly hold off an attacker, but those classes are expensive. I can't afford to pay $200+ a month to stay safe

You don't need to be super brave to walk at night. If you work the night shift, that doesn't garentee that you'll get sniped as a woman. Plenty of women don't live in crime ridden inner cities or in horror movies.

Nadezhda Popova, celebrated Soviet ‘Night Witch’ aviator of World War II One of the first women pilots. Flew 852 runs

Nadezhda Popova, celebrated Soviet ‘Night Witch’ aviator of World War II, dies at 91

Nadezhda Popova, celebrated Soviet ‘Night Witch’ aviator of World War II One of the first women pilots. Flew 852 run. Terrorized the Nazis with night raids.

London Underground 1941  People sheltered there from the bombing every night

The Elephant and Castle station of London Tube during the air raid. Londoners would use the tube as an air raid shelter if they didn't have one in their garden or one near where they lived - 1940

Halifax crew amidst the damage caused when it was hit by a falling bomb from another aircraft while raiding Cologne on the night of 28/29 June 1943.

Halifax crew amidst the damage caused when it was hit by a falling bomb from another aircraft while raiding Cologne on the night of 28/29 June 1943.

Wedding photo of General George Patton and Beatrice Ayer.Throughout his miliatry career, George wrote the most beautiful love letters to Beatrice - "I love you so, Bea ... I am not so hellish young and it is not spring, yet still I love you just as much as if we were 22 again on the baseball grandstand at West Point the night I graduated."

Wedding photo of General George Patton and Beatrice Ayer. Throughout his military career, George wrote the most beautiful love letters to Beatrice

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