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Goodbye at Pennsylvania Station, 1944 photo by Alfred Eisenstaedt

Ww2 • Lydia Litvyak, one of two Russian pilots who were the World’s Only Female Fighting Aces During Ww2

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.

The woman who posed for the famous poster! ~~~~March is Women's History Month

The ‘we can do it’ lady…

People- Geraldine Hoff Doyle, was 17 years (in while she was working at the American Broach & Machine Co. when a photographer snapped a pic of her on the job. That image used by J. Howard Miller for the “We Can Do It!” poster, released during World War.

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, WWII.  This is one of the most beautiful photographs I have ever seen in my entire life.

Thank you kiss. Elvin Harley of Kalamazoo, Michigan, of the Armored Division, gets a kiss on the cheek from a little French girl while listening to the Armored Division Band near Aboncourt in northeastern France near the Belgium border on February

In spite of being shot eight times, Mitchell Red Cloud, Jr. ordered his men to tie him to a tree so he could keep fighting, action for which he received the Medal of Honor. Red Cloud was the third of four Native Americans to be awarded the Medal of Honor in Korea.✯

Shot eight times, Mitchell Red Cloud, Jr. ordered his men to tie him to a tree so he could keep fighting, action for which he received the Medal of Honor. Red Cloud was the third of four Native Americans to be awarded the Medal of Honor in Korea.

George Herbert Walker Bush - At the age if 18, George HW Bush joined the Navy and became a navy aviator. He was based on the USS San Jacinto, participated in one of the wars largest air battles, the Battle of the Philippine Sea. He flew a total of 58 missions including being shot down once. He was discharged in September of 1945.

Navy pilot George H. Bush, Before going to college, Bush signed up to join the navy and fight in World War II. He rose to the level of lieutenant. He was a navy pilot flying 58 combat missions in the Pacific.

Presidents of the United States of America. To quote the movie "American President" the presidency has everything to do with character. There are some real characters here.

Home is where your own president doesnt *&^% you over when you are innocent. The Presidents of the United States of America. Reminds me of grade when I had to memorize all of them to pass history class.

VINTAGE BLOG: John Wayne 1930s

John Wayne, 1930 so young. I've never seen a photo of The Duke so young before!

Pearl Harbor World War II - Dorie Miller, a black messman, was untrained in machine gun use due to rigid Naval segregation policies. He took over a machine gun aboard the USS West Virginia and was officially credited with downing two Japanese planes and was honored as one of the first heroes of World War II. Six months after the attack, he was given the Navy Cross by Admiral Chester Nimitz.

Doris “Dorie” Miller was a cook in the US Navy noted for his bravery during the attack on Pearl Harbor on December He was the first African American to be awarded the Navy Cross. A ship’s cook on the battleship West Virginia during Pearl.

Joseph Stalin, Franklin D. Roosevelt and Winston Churchill. These are considered the "Big 3" of WWII

British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, U. President Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Soviet Marshal Joseph Stalin are seated outdoors on the portico of the Russian Embassy in Teheran during their conference November 28 to December

The men who raised the second flag over Iwo Jima. Taken on February by Joe Rosenthal. It depicts five United States Marines and a U. Navy corpsman raising the flag of the United States atop Mount Suribachi during the Battle of Iwo Jima in World War II.

A young German soldier in pain being treated by American GI.

A young German soldier in WWII being treated by an American GI medic. Hitler sent boys to fight his dirty war; US sent men to tend to their wounds.

WWII Battle of the Bulge .. Screamin' Eagle Paratroopers on Edge | You Never Get Over It | The Free Must Pray For The Brave!

WWII Battle of the Bulge . Screamin' Eagle Paratroopers on Edge. The Free Must Pray For The Brave!

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