18 year old French Résistance fighter, Simone Segouin, during the liberation of Paris. August - I love how much old pictures can tell us just with one look, shes younger than me and I could not even begin to imagine being in her shoes.
Female snipers of the Soviet Shock Army, Belorussian Front photographed near Berlin, May Total confirmed kills for this group Women snipers were deployed in great numbers in the Red Army to impressive effect. (Many kills all around.
nurses walk along a beach in Normandy, France on July after they had waded through the surf from their landing craft. They are on their way to field hospitals to care for the wounded allied soldiers.” (AP) - pin by Paolo Marzioli
Captain Nieves Fernandez the only known Filipino female guerilla leader (and former school teacher) shows US Army Pvt. Andrew Lupiba how she used her long knife to silently kill Japanese soldiers during the Japanese occupation of Leyte Island
"Girls deliver ice" 1918 "Heavy work that formerly belonged to men only is being done by girls. The ice girls are delivering ice on a route and their work requires brawn as well as the patriotic ambition to help.
Iconic Images Of Women Throughout History - Amelia Earhart, 1928 Amelia Earhart – disappeared July was an American aviator and the first female pilot to fly solo across the Atlantic. She disappeared during an attempt to circumnavigate the globe in
52 Powerful Photos Of Women Who Changed History Forever A Swedish woman hitting a neo-Nazi protester with her handbag. The woman was reportedly a concentration camp survivor. this woman is brave and wonderful
Showing Off Uncovered Legs – This picture shows just how far we have come. These two women are showing off their uncovered legs for the first time in public in Toronto, Canada. The vehicle to their left actually crashed from seeing this rare sight.