great image of a female driver for the Red Cross Motor Corps, 1917.
Amelia Earhart - she was a nurse's aid in Toronto, CA during WW1. Many of her…
After parcel post service was introduced in 1913, at least two children were sent by the service.
WW2 Women pilots leaving their B-17, "Pistol Packin' Mama", at Lockbourne AAF, Ohio, during WASP training to ferry B-17 aircraft. Left to right are Frances Green, Marget Kirchner, Ann Waldner and Blanche Osborn.
A US Army nurse works at a field hospital - 1944 Nurses began to land on the Normandy shores only four days after the initial D-Day landings. The first to arrive were the nurses of the 42nd and 45th Field Hospitals and the 91st and 128th Evacuation Hospitals.
Geraldine Hoff Doyle, was a 17 years (in 1942) while she was working at the American Broach & Machine Co. when a photographer snapped a pic of her on the job. That image used by J. Howard Miller for the “We Can Do It!” poster, released during World War II.
"The more I learn about people, the more I like my dog" ~ Mark Twain
A pilot jumps from his burning plane. For many pilots the horror of being burned alive in a plane was their greatest fear. Some carried a side arm to finish themselves off. Many simply free-fell to their death.None of the pilots on any of the sides wore parachutes. Parachutes had been invented, but the high commands of the belligerent nations believed that they would destroy the “fighting spirit” of pilots. Of course the high command never flew any planes!