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women military ww2 | Let these amazing women be an inspiration to us all!

women military ww2 | Let these amazing women be an inspiration to us all!

“An eighteen year old boy is carried into the shock ward, and he looks up at my trustingly asking, “How am I doing, nurse?” I just kiss his forehead and say, “You are doing just fine soldier.” He smiles sweetly and says, “I was just checking,” Then he dies. We all cry in private. But not in front of the boys. Never in front of the boys.” - June Wandrey, WWII in HD https://www.pinterest.com/atticatalley/history2/

“An eighteen year old boy is carried into the shock ward, and he looks up at my trustingly asking, “How am I doing, nurse?” I just kiss his forehead and say, “You are doing just fine soldier.” He smiles sweetly and says, “I was just checking,” Then he dies. We all cry in private. But not in front of the boys. Never in front of the boys.” - June Wandrey, WWII in HD https://www.pinterest.com/atticatalley/history2/

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.

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.

Heres something you dont see in history books. Brave women of the Red Cross hitting the beach at Normandy.

Heres something you dont see in history books. Brave women of the Red Cross hitting the beach at Normandy.

Bea Arthur was in the Marine Corps. during WW2 ....how cool is that?

Bea Arthur was in the Marine Corps. during WW2 ....how cool is that?

These members of the Women's Army Corps (WAC) pose for a photograph at Camp Shanks in New York just before shipping out on February 2, 1945. These women were the first contingent of Black American WACs to go overseas during WWII.

These members of the Women's Army Corps (WAC) pose for a photograph at Camp Shanks in New York just before shipping out on February 2, 1945. These women were the first contingent of Black American WACs to go overseas during WWII.

Shirley Slade was a WASP in pilot training at Avenger Field, Sweetwater, Texas when her picture appeared on the cover of Life Magazine, issue of July 19, 1943. WASP. Women's Air Service Pilots

Shirley Slade was a WASP in pilot training at Avenger Field, Sweetwater, Texas when her picture appeared on the cover of Life Magazine, issue of July 19, 1943. WASP. Women's Air Service Pilots

Women in WWII ~ WASP (Women's Air Service Pilots) girls who inspired the book Dawn of a Thousand Nights.~ BFD

Women in WWII ~ WASP (Women's Air Service Pilots) girls who inspired the book Dawn of a Thousand Nights.~ BFD

‘Flying Tiger’ Airman Bettye Krieter with Fourteenth Air Force A-26 and Pilot

‘Flying Tiger’ Airman Bettye Krieter with Fourteenth Air Force A-26 and Pilot

U.S. troops aboard a landing craft head for the beaches during Operation Torch of the North African Campaign. Operation Torch was the joint British and American planned invasion (with additional support from soldiers and sailors of Free France, the Netherlands, Canada and Australia) of Axis-held French North African territories. Oran, Algeria. 8 November 1942.

U.S. troops aboard a landing craft head for the beaches during Operation Torch of the North African Campaign. Operation Torch was the joint British and American planned invasion (with additional support from soldiers and sailors of Free France, the Netherlands, Canada and Australia) of Axis-held French North African territories. Oran, Algeria. 8 November 1942.

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