15 badass women of World War II you didn't learn about in history class.
The women of World War II were stone-cold warriors. Much like their male counterparts, women in the Allied countries were clamoring to get in the game from the moment war broke out. For the most part, the men in charge were like, "We're, uh, not exactly sure what to do with you." And the women were...
FMG Publications on Instagram: “Throw away gun? The M3A1 Grease Gun manufactured during WWII was so cheap to build, the Army did not initially stock spare parts. Broken…”
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Michael Aspel among two thousand WW2 children evacuees reunited 70 years later
Michael Aspel was one of hundreds who gathered today to mark the 70th anniversary of when they were evacuated from their homes as children.
Special Operations Executive - History Learning Site
The Special Operations Executive was ordered by Winston Churchill to “set Europe ablaze”. The Special Operations Executive’s (SOE) main task w
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A Fond Farewell for Nancy Wake
'I don't see why we women should just wave our men a proud goodbye and then knit them balaclavas. A woman could get out of a lot of trouble that a man could not.' WAKE, on wartime...
Noor Inayat Khan, SOE Hero
A month ago, in a section of Bloomsbury known as Gordon Square, a modest memorial to an almost forgotten hero was unveiled by Princess Anne. The memorial was dedicated to a young woman who went by …
Mika Daniel Turrell on Twitter
“Female French Resistance fighter packing a Thompson SMG, WW2.”
Bravery: The Amazing French Resistance and D-Day Including 21 images
As Allied soldiers stormed the beaches of Normandy on D-Day, the 6th of June 1944, others were paving the way for their arrival. The French Resistance,
A Brief History Of Women In Combat
Militaries have a habit of turning to women and expanding their role in times of war.
30 Vintage Photos of Beautiful Female Partisans and Resistance Fighters During World War II
Role of women in organized opposition to the German occupiers of France and the Vichy Regime during World War II. The French Resistance, in ...
1940s Children's Clothing: Girls, Boys, Baby, Toddler
1940s vintage and vintage inspired children's clothing. Boys suits, girls dresses, baby christening gowns, toddler rompers and play clothes. Shoes and hats.