Simone D'Aillencourt and Dorothea McGowan, photo by Louis Faurer, 1960.

love everything the coat and hats- Simone D'Aillencourt and Dorothea McGowan, photo by Louis Faurer, 1960

A Vietnamese woman carries her children and possessions on bamboo pole as she tries to escape fierce fighting in the Cholon suburb of Saigon during the Viet Cong Mini Tet offensive of the Vietnam War in May 1968 --- Image by © Nik Wheeler/Corbis

Vietnamese woman carries her children and possessions on bamboo pole as she tries to escape fierce fighting in Cholon suburb, Saigon during Viet Cong Mini Tet offensive, Vietnam War -May 1968 --image by © Nik Wheeler/Corbis

Female soldier, Vietnam war

Lam Thi Dep was a Viet Cong soldier who fought in the Vietnam War. The above photo of her was taken in 1972 in Soc Trang Province when she was 18 years old. Large numbers of North Vietnamese women like Lam Thi Dep fought for the Viet Cong and photos.

First hair dryer - about 1920

All this woman wanted was dry hair and to experience the feeling her dog gets when he sticks his head out the car window.Although the blow dryer was invented by Alexander F. "Beau" Godfrey in a French salon in .

1920s: A history of women and their bicycles

'On a Roll' ~ This innovative cycle-pram combo helped to give women of the access to a life outside the home. To note is that the front wheels have leaf spring suspension to protect babies.

Vietnam war

Pride of Defense A woman in the militia helps defend Binh Da hamlet, one of many northern villages whose inhabitants readily took up arms during the Vietnam War She carries an Mosin Nagant. Photograph by Mai Nam, Copyright National Geographic Society

This post is dedicated to some often forgotten heroines of WW2 - 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.

Some often 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 ~

Three United Airlines stewardesses -- Barbara Marion, Patricia Howard and Marie Zralek -- check out the specifications for their profession.

Three United Airlines stewardesses -- The Flight Attendant Life. Barbara Marion, Patricia Howard and Marie Zralek -- check out the specifications for their profession. Too funny.

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