World War 2: Three members of WAAF, (Women's Auxiliary Air Force), equipped with camera guns and aerial camera for overhaul at the School of Instrument and Repairers and Cine Projectionists. Circa 1943.
World War 2: British fighter aircraft are being produced in increasing numbers. Here are Spitfires in production, in a factory where women play an important part, and are employed in nearly all branches of construction. April 3, 1941.
exercisng - this routine is used by female officers ...... Women: Bench press: 59 percent of body weight Sit-ups: 32 per minute Push-ups: 15 per minute ........ air force women also do: Liberator (running 2 miles) in 19:45 min.
Dramatic photographs from WW1 that show the carnage... and courage
Before disaster struck: Women workers stack live shells destined for the trenches at the huge munitions factory at Chilwell in Nottinghamshire in 1917. A few months later, on 1 July, 1918, 250 workers were killed when eight tons of TNT explosive at the factory blew up. Only 32 bodies could be positively identified