My Daddy in the 1940's, not in uniform. He served in the US Army Air Corps and later the US Air Force. He was a recon photographer behind enemy lines in the southern European/North African theatre of WWII. He later served as a military photographer until he retired.
Jacques Cousteau: “In order to stabilize world population, we must eliminate 350,000 people per day. It is a horrible thing to say, but it is just as bad not to say it.” Overpopulation in India and China are worst offenders. India is worlds largest polluter carbon footprint.
Amy Elizabeth Thorpe, whose code name was "Cynthia" and who later used the name Betty Pack, worked for the OSS in Vichy France. She was sometimes used as a "swallow" who would seduce the enemy to get secret information, and also participated in break-ins. One daring raid involved taking secret naval codes from a locked and guarded room and from a safe within this. She also infiltrated the Vichy French Embassy in Washington DC and took important code books.
Yousef Karsh, a portrait photographer, became internationally famous when he photographed Winston Churchill in December,1941. Karsh recalled Churchill marching into the room scowling, "...regarding my cameras as he might regard the German enemy." Karsh removed Churchill's cigar, the scowl deepened and he thrust his head forward belligerently. The image captured Churchill and the Britain of the time perfectly -- defiant and unconquerable, and may be the most reproduced photographic portrait…