After the attack on Pearl Harbor, Colonel Ruby Bradley was captured by the Japanese in the Philippines. After her capture, Bradley continued to work as a nurse in POW camps until She is the most-decorated woman in US military history.
Heart-Meltingly Romantic Photos Of Wartime Farewells Lead The Afternoon Links
Farewell kiss > romance at war time. A soldier kisses his sweetheart. This "off to war" kiss took place in 1943 and appeared in a Life Magazine piece: "True Romance: The Heartache of Wartime Farewells,
Nature versus war: How helmets, grenades and guns discarded during World War II have been swallowed up by tree trunks in Russia. Makes you wonder what other things over time have been swallowed never to be seen again.
Doris “Dorie” Miller was a cook in the US Navy noted for his bravery during the attack on Pearl Harbor on December He was the first African American to be awarded the Navy Cross. A ship’s cook on the battleship West Virginia during Pearl.
Nadezhda Popova, was a World War II Night Witch who flew 852 missions over the invading German army. The Night Witches were young women volunteers who flew refitted crop-dusters with no parachutes, guns, radios, or radar.