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Hotting up: This brave firefighter is barely recognisable without her uniform and helmet

Women in uniform and their VERY glamorous double lives

These high-powered and impressive women are barely recognisable from their uniform-clad alter-egos - as these sizzling snaps, shared in a new online gallery, prove.

Shanina in 1944, holding a 1891/30 Mosin–Nagant with the 3.5x PU scope. (Colorized photo).

Smart, beautiful and deadly, 19-year-old Soviet sniper Roza Shanina had 59 confirmed kills, 1945 - Rare Historical Photos

Roza Shanina was a Soviet sniper during World War II who was credited with fifty-nine confirmed kills, including twelve soldiers during the Battle of Vilnius. Shanina volunteered for the military…

Member of the French resistance with German tunic and thompson machine gun by Jo Hedwig Teeuwisse, via Flickr

French Forces - French resistance with a Thompson

A female member of the French resistance with German tunic and Thompson machine gun.

Here are two unidentified Armenian Guerilla fighters in 1895. That's right — back in the day, women also fought for Armenian autonomy from Kurdish forces and other intruders. - 20 Little-Known, Bad-Ass, Super Cool Photos From Women's History (#tbt)

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Japanese girls receiving shooting training during school, 1930s.

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Catherine Leroy. Many American soldiers along with male war correspondents were shocked to see Leroy in 1966 when she landed in Vietnam on a one-way ticket from Paris through Laos to Saigon, with her small Leica in hand. She was only 21 (or thereabouts) and her diminutive presence, at five feet tall and less than 90 pounds, didn’t match the profile of the average foreign war correspondent.

Cathrine Leroy Female Combat Photographer

I Remember hearing stories of the Woman combat photographer who jumped into combat with the 2nd Battalion 503 Infantry 173d Airborne Brigade in vietnam, The Battalion Commander Robert Sigho…

Nurse helping vet in Korean war

The Red Cross Nurse Trying to Help the Injured Man Eat and Drink

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They didn't pose with guns for fun, they were ready to fight. The gambler, 1912 Women in Independence Day Women who worked in ...

18 Vintage Photos of Women Posing With Guns From the Past

They didn't pose with guns for fun, they were ready to fight... Women who worked in the factories testing the guns they made for the war...

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Apolonia Pola Raksa born April 14 1941 is a Polish movie star singer and model who was especially popular in Poland and abroad in the 1960s and 1970s

Agent Blanche is the last surviving female British spy during the Second World War

The Special Operations Executive sent spies to Nazi occupied France to aid the war effort of the Allies and the French resistance.

The first Black Women's Army Corps to go overseas during World War 2

You Probably Didn't Know How Badass American Women Were During WWII

This month marked the 69th anniversary of the Japanese surrender that formally ended World War II. Those six years of fighting saw approximately 16 milli...

A 15-year-old girl carries a sub-machine gun in Budapest during the 1956 Hungarian Uprising : OldSchoolCool

A 15-year-old girl carries a sub-machine gun in Budapest during the 1956 Hungarian Uprising

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Jean Matthews (nee Debelle) going about her duties at 2 Field Ambulance hospital, Vung Tau, Vietnam, probably early 1967.

Jean Matthews (nee Debelle) going about her duties at 2 Field Ambulance hospital, Vung Tau, Vietnam, probably early 1967.

Capt. Lorna Griess, 2nd Surgical Hospital.

Capt. Lorna Griess, 2nd Surgical Hospital.

Сапер-разведчица Александра Днепровская, 1943

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