Katrina Hodge: Corporal in the British Army & Miss England '09. She enlisted in the army on a dare from her brother & was nicknamed Combat Barbie after showing up to her unit wearing fake eyelashes, heels, & carrying a pink suitcase. While serving in Iraq, she saved the lives of her comrades by wresting not 1 but 2 rifles from a prisoner, then knocking him out w/ her bare hands. After winning the Miss England contest in 2009, she handed over the crown & returned to military service. #bamf…

'Combat Barbie' Miss England Katrina Hodge launches Miss World 2009

Katrina Hodge: Corporal in the British Army & Miss England '09. She enlisted in the army on a dare from her brother & was nicknamed Combat Barbie after showing up to her unit wearing fake eyelashes, heels, & carrying a pink suitcase. While serving in Iraq, she saved the lives of her comrades by wresting not 1 but 2 rifles from a prisoner, then knocking him out w/ her bare hands. After winning the Miss England contest in 2009, she handed over the crown & returned to military service. #bamf…

Captain Alice Homer is an officer with the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers. She has just spent six months running a small section of soldiers in Camp Bastion

It's a girl's life in the Army! Portraits from the Afghan frontline show how female troops are winning hearts and minds in Afghanistan

Captain Alice Homer is an officer with the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers. She has just spent six months running a small section of soldiers in Camp Bastion

Poster urging women to join the 'Land Army' during World War Two.

Women of WW2-Land Girls

The Women’s Land Army were the unsung heroines of World War II. With so many men overseas, women were brought in to work on farms, producing the vital food supplies needed to keep wartime Britain going.

The Women’s Land Army were the unsung heroines of World War II. With so many men overseas, women were brought in to work on farms, producing the vital food supplies needed to keep wartime Britain going.

UFO, and it seems the Skydiver uniform designers have tried to out-do their Moonbase colleagues. Would have thought these might be a tad distracting though in a combat situation.

UFO, and it seems the Skydiver uniform designers have tried to out-do their Moonbase colleagues. Would have thought these might be a tad distracting though in a combat situation.

A teenage army medic has become the first woman to be awarded the Military Cross, one of the highest honours for gallantry in combat.  Private Michelle Norris, 19, braved a hail of sniper and machine-gun fire from 200 insurgents during a pitched battle in  southern Iraq in order to give lifesaving treatment to a wounded comrade.

Michelle MC, bravest girl in the Army

A teenage army medic has become the first woman to be awarded the Military Cross, one of the highest honours for gallantry in combat. Private Michelle Norris, 19, braved a hail of sniper and machine-gun fire from 200 insurgents during a pitched battle in southern Iraq in order to give lifesaving treatment to a wounded comrade.

Mods: a group/style tribe in the 1960's in Britain. Their fashion statement was elegance, long hair, granny glasses, and Edwardian finery. They were " up for love, self expression, poetry and getting stoned." A concept of mod fashion was that males as well as females were entitled to wear handsome and dashing clothing.      Twiggy and her new model army: 1960's fashion #Mod

Twiggy – The Face of 1966

Mods: a group/style tribe in the 1960's in Britain. Their fashion statement was elegance, long hair, granny glasses, and Edwardian finery. They were " up for love, self expression, poetry and getting stoned." A concept of mod fashion was that males as well as females were entitled to wear handsome and dashing clothing. Twiggy and her new model army: 1960's fashion #Mod

1940s Fashion: The Decade Captured In 40 Incredible Pictures | Marie Claire

1940s Fashion: Iconic Looks And The Women Who Made Them Famous

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