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Cornelia Fort, one of the many US women pilots who ferried new planes from plant to airfield, and even across the Atlantic to England, posing with a PT-19 aircraft, date unknown.

[Photo] Cornelia Fort posing with a PT-19 aircraft, date unknown

World War II ~ Cornelia Fort member of the Women Airforce Service Pilots [WASP] Witness to Pearl Harbor Attack First American female aviator killed in active duty

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!

Bea Arthur was in the Marine Corps. during WW2 ....how cool is that?

I did not know this:) Bea Arthur (née Bernice Frankel) SSgt. Enlisted and assigned as typist at Marine HQ in Wash DC, then air stations in VA and NC. Best remembered for her title role in the TV series “Maude” and as Dorothy in "Golden Girls".

World War 2 Poster - The Women's Air Corp (WAC). Just did a blog post about this subject here: http://rosietheriveterwecandoit.com/a-brief-history-of-the-wasps-a-different-kind-of-rosie-the-riveter

Women's Army Corps recruiting poster from WWII. My sponsor was a WAC, these gals were legit

A few year later women win the right to vote in provincial elections in Manitoba,Saskatchewan, and Alberta years had passed when finally Canadian women win the right to vote in federal elections over the age of 21. *Asian,black and first nations people are not aloud to vote*

27 Badass Images Of Women Winning And Exercising The Right To Vote

"Women bring all voters into the world. Let Women Vote."- This pro-suffrage poster from the North Carolina Museum of History's collection, attempted to remind men (who already had the vote) where they came from. - (vintage lady, edwardian, women's rights)

Red Cross worker with her dog,1917.  Taken in Washington, D.C. as the U.S. joined WWI already raging in Europe.

WWI Red Cross Nurse with Rescue Dog. (Dog was trained to locate wounded on the battlefield, and bark to call attention to them.) Happy Nurse Day to all the military nurses.

Amelia Earhart...an incredibly brave woman who followed her love of aviation to the end.

Amelia Mary Earhart, July 1897 – disappeared July was an American aviation pioneer and author. Earhart was the first female pilot to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. She received the U. Distinguished Flying Cross for this record.

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.

February 5, 1865.  Abraham Lincoln, seated, holding spectacles and a pencil. This photo was taken just two months before President Lincoln was killed.    -photograph by Alexander Gardner

February "Abraham Lincoln, seated, holding spectacles and a pencil. photograph by Alexander Gardner. President Lincoln was just 56 years old when he was assassinated. Look what the Civil War did to him.

Pin-up in U.S. Army Air Forces poster portraying Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) Help Us Salute Our Veterans by supporting their businesses at www.

"You Buy 'em!", an Army Air Forces defense bond poster featuring a female ferry pilot.

Night Witches: Night Witches were russian lady bombers in WW2. They had the oldest, noisiest, crappiest planes in the entire world. The planes were so noisy that to stop Germans from hearing them coming and starting up their anti aircraft guns, the Witches climbed to a certain height to coast down to German positions, drop their bombs, restart their engines in midair, and get back to base.

Night Witches: The Female Fighter Pilots of World War II

Night Witches: The Female Fighter Pilots of World War II Members of the Night Bomber Regiment decorated their planes with flowers . and dropped tons of bombs.

Chinese-American female Air Force pilot (Maggie Gee) March 1944

Maggie Gee joined the Women Airforce Service PIlots (WASP) in March 1944 and was…

Colonel James Stewart (yes the Hollywood actor) receives the Croix de Guerre from the French government for his military service in Europe. He served with the US Army Air Force rfom 1941-1945.

Colonel James Stewart (yes the Hollywood actor) receives the Croix de Guerre from the French government for his military service in Europe. He served with the US Army Air Force rfom

Nov. 25, 1963. This picture will remain a silent strong reminder of the terrible event of Nov. 1963.

One of the most iconic images in American history: On Nov. 1963 ~ his third birthday ~ John Kennedy Jr. salutes the casket of his father, President John F. Kennedy, who was assassinated three days earlier.

Lillian Russell. A plus size beauty in the late 1800s. She was around 200 lb at the peak of her career. She was considered The American Beauty.

Beautiful women come in all shapes and sizes.Here's Lillian Russell. A plus size beauty in the late She was around 200 pounds at the peak of her career. She was considered "The American Beauty.

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