August HRH Princess Elizabeth is presented with a clock after being promoted to a Junior Commander of the Women's Auxiliary Territorial Service during World War II. Queen Elizabeth II when she was young.
Powerful Vintage Photos of Soldiers Kissing Their Loved Ones
ON A crowded railway platform, two soldiers hoist a woman on their shoulders so she can kiss her sweetheart goodbye. Or perhaps she was the man's sister, saying a last goodbye as he was shipped off to the Second World War.
Pioneering female pilot who flew Spitfires during Second World War and became magazine cover girl dies aged 91
Maureen Adele Chase Dunlop de Popp October 1920 – 29 May née Dunlop, was an Anglo-Argentine pilot who flew for the British Air Transport Auxiliary (ATA) during World War II, and became notable as a pin-up on the cover of the Picture Post magazine.
Guide Dogs for the Blind was founded in 1942 to aid blinded servicemen returning from World War II. The first veteran to graduate from the program was Sgt. Leonard Foulk, who was paired with a Guide Dog named Blondie. MY DADDY HAD A GUIDE DOG!