Shorpy Historical Photo Archive :: Angel Wing: 1943 - February Working on the horizontal stabilizer of a "Vengeance" dive bomber at the Consolidated-Vultee plant in Nashville Kodachrome transparency by Alfred Palmer for the Office of War Information.
During WWII 168 female pilots fought against all the odds for the right to aid the war effort. They were expected to fly wherever the need was greatest , in whatever aircraft was required - one in 10 women pilots died flying for the ATA.
World War II, The Battle Of Normandy Canvas Print / Canvas Art by Everett
A Polish man embraces an Allied soldier, kissing his cheek, after being liberated from a Nazi forced labor camp in Germany during World War II, 1945 // Photo by Tony Vaccaro/Hulton Archive/Getty Images