Four pilots leaving their plane, "Pistol Packin' Mama" at the four-engine school at Lockbourne AAF, Ohio, during WASP ferry training Flying Fortress. "Pistol Packin Mama" was a AF assigned to the BG flying out of Italy during
Production aides Ruby Reed and Merle Judd work in cramped quarters at Grumman Aircraft during World War II. Nineteen million women went to work to fill out the home front labor force during the war, including 3 million “Rosie the Riveters” in nontradi
June 1940 - Two policewomen and a VAD (Voluntary Aid Detachment) nurse serve refreshments to the young evacuees before their departure from London to the comparative safety of the countryside during World War II.
Netherlands: The occupation of this neutral country by Nazi Germany starts on 10 May Dutch forces capitulate 5 days later after the bombing of Rotterdam. On May the whole country is liberated when German forces surrender to Canadian Forces.
Young African American women employed by the Douglas Aircraft Company in Long Beach, California, Two of thousands of African Americans who moved to California and through the West Coast during World War II to find work in arms and munitions plants.