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…
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
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.
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
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