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World War II: Axis Invasions and the Fall of France

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Joan Clarke, the cryptanalyst war-heroine, and the women of Bletchley Park (you never heard of)

Joan Clarke Murray codebreaker at Bletchley Park during World War II, became deputy head of Hut 8 in 1944. Code breaking was almost exclusively done by men during the war. Clarke was paid less than the men and felt that she was prevented from progressing further because of her gender. She was a English cryptanalyst and numismatist ~

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Man Posts Best Response Ever After Being Rejected By The Military. This Is Priceless. Spread the word LET EM' FIGHT!

Man Posts Best Response Ever After Being Rejected By The Military. This Is Priceless. Spread the word LET EM' FIGHT!

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Portrait of Field Marshal Sir Bernard Montgomery on his appointment as Colonel Commandant of the Parachute Regiment, 1944.

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British WW1 Propaganda Posters · WW1 Army Posters. If the cap fits you, join the army to-day. Poster showing a military hat.

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from NPR.org

A Contraband Camera: Photos Of World War II WASP

Lillian Yonally (above) was a WASP – a Women Airforce Service Pilot. During WWII, the 1,100 WASPs flew military aircraft on training flights in the USA to train volunteer male pilots for combat missions.

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from Mail Online

Death of the Desert Fox: Rommel's son's account of his father's last moments after Hitler ordered him to take a cyanide pill or be arrested

German general Erwin Rommel agreed to commit suicide in return for assurances his family would be spared

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World war 2 - the women still had it! They wore army clothes, had their hair curved perfectly, red lips and posed with the duck face! And how cute their hats are!

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