A war reporter, Marguerite Higgins covered WWII, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War. In she became the first woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting. Higgins was born in 1920 and passed away in (Photo: LIFE)
'Fastest nun in the West' who stopped Billy the Kid may become a saint
Her encounters with Old West outlaws later became the stuff of legend and were the subject of an episode of the series Death Valley Days. But her encounters with Billy the Kid remain among her most popular and well-known Western frontier adventures. The Kid spotted Sister Blandina during an attempt to rob a covered wagon and he called off the attack. 'He just tipped his hat and left,' Archbishop Sheehan said. Many of the tales were recorded in letters that the nun wrote to her sister.
Pentagon makes women in combat rule change official
War and Conflict, World War Two, Far East, pic: circa American nurses at a New Guinea field hospital show off 'pretties' and nylons received from 'home' (Photo by Paul Popper/Popperfoto/Getty Images) ~
World War II, June England, Press Information during the D-Day Invasion of France, The list of accredited correspondents are checked by Junior Commander JH Begg (standing) and two WAAF and CWAC Information Room assistants.