CARIBBEAN WOMEN VOLUNTEERS in WWII BRITAIN - A few of the 600 West Indian women who were recruited for the Auxiliary Territorial Service, arriving in Britain in 1943. The enlistment of these volunteers went forward despite official misgivings and outright obstruction. . Another 80 Caribbean women joined the Women’s Auxiliary Air Force. Link goes to article with more photos!
John Wayne and Ben Johnson...I love them both! It was great in Chisum when Mr. Pepper (Ben Johnson) would say something under his breath to Mr. Chisum (John Wayne). They were the ultimate Dynamic Duo in my book!
Elizabeth Bacon Custer (1842-1933), wife of George Armstrong Custer for 12 years and his widow for 57 years. After Custer's disastrous confrontation with the Sioux and Cheyenne at the Little Big Horn on June 25,1876, Libbie Custer set out to rehabilitate his image. She made a good living from her books and lectures about her late husband, and died at the age of slmost 91, leaving a $100,000 estate.