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THE BRITISH ARMY IN NORTH AFRICA 1942. The crew of a Crusader tank have a wash and shave by the side of their vehicle, North Africa, March 1942.

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from BuzzFeed

28 Badass Historic Pictures Of Women During WWII

Members of the Watford Womens Home Defense Unit practice their aim on the rifle range, as other members wait their turn to shoot in 1942 (left). This unit was composed mainly of business and professional women who took the rifle instruction during their leisure time.

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from Mail Online

By Tony Rennell for MailOnline

Wartime sweetheart, singer Vera Lynn boosted the morale of British troops during the Second World War.

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BRITISH ARMY ITALY 1944 (NA 15052) A Priest 105mm self-propelled gun of 12th Royal Horse Artillery (Honourable Artillery Company), 6th Armoured Division, 17 May 1944.

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from WW2DB

[Photo] Allied ground crew disassembling a wrecked German He 111 aircraft near Daba and Fuka, Egypt, circa 1942; note wrecked Bf 109 fighter and Hurricane Mk II fighter in background

Allied ground crew disassembling a wrecked German He 111 aircraft near Daba and Fuka, Egypt, circa 1942; note wrecked Bf 109 fighter and Hurricane Mk II fighter in background

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World War IIRudolf Scheffel (9 July 1915 – 18 December 1983) was a German Luftwaffe ace and recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross during World War II. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership. During Wo...

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