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James Barry was, in fact, a woman disguised as man in order to study medicine. In 1809 was admitted to Edinburgh University. After graduation, was assigned to various British colonies where noted for "his" care & struggle to improve the standard of life of patients. Died in 1865, after 46 years working as an army medical officer. Was then when her real identity, MARGARET ANN BULKLEY, was discovered. Among her many achievements she was the first British surgeon to perform a successful…

James Barry was, in fact, a woman disguised as man in order to study medicine. In 1809 was admitted to Edinburgh University. After graduation, was assigned to various British colonies where noted for "his" care & struggle to improve the standard of life of patients. Died in 1865, after 46 years working as an army medical officer. Was then when her real identity, MARGARET ANN BULKLEY, was discovered. Among her many achievements she was the first British surgeon to perform a successful…

Amy Judith Levy-- (10 November 1861 – 10 September 1889) was a British essayist, poet, and novelist best remembered for her literary gifts; her experience as the first Jewish woman at Cambridge University and as a pioneering woman student at Newnham College, Cambridge; her feminist positions; her friendships with others living what came later to be called a "new woman" life, some of whom were lesbians; and her relationships with both women and men in literary and politically activist circles

Amy Judith Levy-- (10 November 1861 – 10 September 1889) was a British essayist, poet, and novelist best remembered for her literary gifts; her experience as the first Jewish woman at Cambridge University and as a pioneering woman student at Newnham College, Cambridge; her feminist positions; her friendships with others living what came later to be called a "new woman" life, some of whom were lesbians; and her relationships with both women and men in literary and politically activist circles

Lydia Litvyak was a Soviet fighter pilot in during WWII, and is one of the world’s two female fighter jet aces.  She went down in combat in 1943 at the age of 21

Lydia Litvyak was a Soviet fighter pilot in during WWII, and is one of the world’s two female fighter jet aces. She went down in combat in 1943 at the age of 21

Virginia Hall was an American spy who was allegedly dubbed as “the most dangerous of all Allied spies” by the Germans. At the outbreak of World War II, she found herself in Paris. After France’s surrender, she fled to Britain and became an SOE agent. Shortly thereafter, she was sent back to France to help organize the resistance. In 1942, however, Hall was forced to flee to Spain. Two years later, she joined the U.S. Office of Strategic Services (OSS) and went back to France to help…

Virginia Hall was an American spy who was allegedly dubbed as “the most dangerous of all Allied spies” by the Germans. At the outbreak of World War II, she found herself in Paris. After France’s surrender, she fled to Britain and became an SOE agent. Shortly thereafter, she was sent back to France to help organize the resistance. In 1942, however, Hall was forced to flee to Spain. Two years later, she joined the U.S. Office of Strategic Services (OSS) and went back to France to help…

Heroine Noor Inayat Khan.  As an SOE agent during the Second World War, she became the first female radio operator to be sent from Britain into occupied France to aid the French Resistance. Recipient of the George Cross, the highest civilian decoration in the United Kingdom.

Heroine Noor Inayat Khan. As an SOE agent during the Second World War, she became the first female radio operator to be sent from Britain into occupied France to aid the French Resistance. Recipient of the George Cross, the highest civilian decoration in the United Kingdom.

Mother Marie Skobtzova. Russian Orthodox Nun in France who helped Jews during the Holocaust. In July 1942 the Nazis rounded up thousands of Jews for deportation. Mother Maria managed to enter the stadium where they were being held, and with the help of garbage collectors, smuggled out several children in garbage bins. The Nazis soon warned her to stop helping Jews, but she did not listen. Mother Maria was arrested in February 1943 and sent to concentration camps, where she perished.

Mother Marie Skobtzova. Russian Orthodox Nun in France who helped Jews during the Holocaust. In July 1942 the Nazis rounded up thousands of Jews for deportation. Mother Maria managed to enter the stadium where they were being held, and with the help of garbage collectors, smuggled out several children in garbage bins. The Nazis soon warned her to stop helping Jews, but she did not listen. Mother Maria was arrested in February 1943 and sent to concentration camps, where she perished.

This is a portrait of Clara Barton.  Her home, now a museum, is about 3 miles up the road from us.  She was an American teacher, nurse, and humanitarian. During the Civil War, Clara brought comfort to countless injured soldiers and prisoners. She was recognized by many Union Generals, and Abraham Lincoln for her selfless service during the war. It was on this day, May 21, in the year 1881 that Clara formed the American Red Cross.

This is a portrait of Clara Barton. Her home, now a museum, is about 3 miles up the road from us. She was an American teacher, nurse, and humanitarian. During the Civil War, Clara brought comfort to countless injured soldiers and prisoners. She was recognized by many Union Generals, and Abraham Lincoln for her selfless service during the war. It was on this day, May 21, in the year 1881 that Clara formed the American Red Cross.

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