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Women Navy mechanics work on an engine at Naval Air Station Jacksonville, Oct. 27, 1943. Photo: National Archives

WAVES Aviation Machinist's Mates Bernice Snasburg and Violet Falkum working on the Pratt & Whitney radial engine of aircraft, Naval Air Station, Jacksonville, FL, 30 Nov 1943 (US National Archives)

The Lancaster Thumper, flying as part of the RAF Battle of Britain Memorial Flight, was joined by the Canadian Lancaster Vera from Ontario Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2724404/Dambusters-reunited-Two-Second-World-War-Lancaster-bombers-fly-time-50-years.html#ixzz3BnRbmlY6 Follow us: @MailOnline on Twitter | DailyMail on Facebook

Incredible footage captured alongside legendary Lancaster bomber

Dambusters reunited: Two WWII Lancaster bombers fly together over UK on Bomber Tour Vera (Hamilton, On) and Thumper.

The crew of an up-ended (M4A1) #Sherman tank of the 7th Armoured Brigade enjoy a ‘brew’ beside their vehicle while waiting for a recovery team, on the '#GothicLine' in Italy, 13th of September 1944.  Their tank overturned after slipping off a narrow road in the dark. (Nb. Behind the Sherman (M4A1) there is a Daimler Dingo scout car.) (Source - IWM NA 18551 - Dawson (Sgt), No 2 Army Film & Photographic Unit)

The crew of an upended Sherman tank of Armoured Brigade enjoy a ‘brew’ beside their vehicle while waiting for a recovery team, Gothic Line, 13 September Their tank overturned after slipping off a narrow road in the dark.

OFF LIMITS sign stuck in the mud next to wooden walkways where Amer. WACs tread their way between the tents in their camp during their tour of duty as switchboard operators & secretaries, on the Italian front in the Appennine Mountains. Italy, December 18, 1944 ~

OFF LIMITS sign stuck in the mud next to wooden walkways where Amer. WACs tread their way between the tents in their camp during their tour of duty as switchboard operators & secretaries, on the Italian front in the Appennine Mountains. Italy, December 18, 1944 ~

Douglas C-47A Skytrain (DC-3) aircraft picture

Not the best of slides, but with clouds and planes exactly where they should be, I think it's still nice. DDA's second making a low pass over runway 32 (now closed), after its delivery flight from Malta, in the company of ill-fated sistership PH-DD

Macro: History 2.0

Woman Ordnance Worker poster "The Girl He Left Behind" shows Rosie the Riveter in red bandana. A number of variants of Rosie posters were done during the war. This is among the most desirable.

“U.S. nurses walk along a beach in Normandy, France on July 4, 1944, after they had waded through the surf from their landing craft. They are on their way to field hospitals to care for the wounded allied soldiers.” (AP) - pin by Paolo Marzioli

nurses walk along a beach in Normandy, France on July after they had waded through the surf from their landing craft. They are on their way to field hospitals to care for the wounded allied soldiers.” (AP) - pin by Paolo Marzioli

Fantastic photographs to see #finance #money #banks

Women of steel working during wartime November 27 (soon to be a statue in Sheffield).

I was a child in the 1960s in the US during the Vietnam (American) War. I was 10 in 1968. My only knowledge of the war was bloody battles shown on the 6 O’Clock news. Dinner time. We would eat dinn…

What was it Like to be a Child in 1968 Vietnam

This image shows an American soldier risking his life to save two Vietnamese children during a fight. This is bravery. A man risking his life to save the enemy's children Only The American Soldier Would Do This !

Feb. 1943   Operating a hand drill at Vultee-Nashville, woman is working on a "Vengeance" dive bomber, Tennessee.

Rare color photos: 1940s working women

Photographer Alfred T. Palmer, “Operating a hand drill at Vultee-Nashville, woman is working on a ‘Vengeance’ dive bomber, Tennessee,” February 1943

The Battleship TEXAS is the last dreadnought in existence in the world, a veteran of Vera Cruz (1914) and both World Wars, and is credited with the introduction and innovation of advances in gunnery, aviation and radar. Having been designed in the first decade of the 20th century, (keel laid in 1911 and completed in 1914), and having seen action in some of the most intense and critical campaigns of WWII, she is an important piece of our naval and maritime history. USSTEXASBB35.COM

The Battleship TEXAS is the last dreadnought in existence in the world.

Lotta Svärd leader Fanni Luukkonen http://ww2db.com/person_bio.php?person_id=F870

Fanni Luukkonen

Lotta Svärd leader Fanni Luukkonen http://ww2db.com/person_bio.php?person_id=F870

WWII Aircraft Workers Holding Savings Bonds Photographic Print by George Marks.

WWII Aircraft Workers Holding Savings Bonds Photographic Print by George Marks.

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