Geli Raubal - was Adolf Hitler's half-niece. Born in Linz, Austria-Hungary, she was the second child and eldest daughter of Leo Raubal Sr. and Hitler's half-sister, Angela Raubal. Raubal was close to her uncle from 1925 until her suicide in
Britain's last surviving code-breaker, Mavis Batey, who served during WWII, passed away on November 12 at her house in Petworth, West Sussex. She was one of the fastest code breakers at Betchley Park and was the decrypter of the Italian Enigma machine
"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.
Two Russian prisoners eating their rations in a Finnish POW camp behind the lines. The Finns claimed their biggest victory against the Russians when they destroyed the Russian Division, numbering men. (Photo by Central Press/Getty Images).
Badass- Woman soldier of the Red Army, Russia, Great Patriotic War, Found in the collection of the Russian State Film and Photo Archive, Krasnogorsk. (Photo by Fine Art Images/Heritage Images/Getty Images)
A wounded Soviet POW is photographed by his Finnish captors during the Winter War. The conflict began with a Soviet offensive on 30 November two months after the start of World War II and the Soviet invasion of Poland, ending on 13 March
“I treasure my remark to a grandson who asked, "Grandpa, were you a hero in the war?" "No", I answered, "But I served in a company of heroes".” -Major Dick Winters (Band of Brothers) Major Winters = an American Hero!