Great women of our age

Muslim woman covers the edge of the hijab yellow Star of David on their clothes a Jewish girlfriend to help one avoid persecution. Sarajevo, the former Yugoslavia, 1941.

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Female samurai. Japan, the end of the 19th century.

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Maud Wagner, the first famous female tattoo artist in the United States. 1907.

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Girls in the Public Library of Afghanistan to the Taliban takeover. 1950s. However, in a secular Afghanistan is women's behavior was the norm.

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A woman who survived a concentration camp during the war, the neo-Nazi party ohazhivat handbag rally. Sweden, 1985.

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106-year-old Armenian dolgozhitelnitsa a Kalashnikov in his hands to protect his home. Armenia, 1990.

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Female volunteers learn to extinguish the flames at Pearl Harbor. 1941-1945 year.

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Ukrainian gives drink to Soviet soldiers after the Battle of Kiev. 1941.

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Kamenschitsa performing work at high altitude. Berlin, the beginning of the 20th century.

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Margaret Bourke-White, a photographer in search of unique frames climbs the skyscraper Chrysler Building. United States in 1934.

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Railway workers at lunch. Many of these women - wives and mothers of soldiers who fought in the time on the fronts of World War II. 1943.

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Women involved in boxing on the roof in Los Angeles. 1933.

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One of the first women Marines US Army take the oath. August 1918.

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All male workers mobilized and girls drag yourself hefty chunks of ice for delivery to customers. 1918.

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Katherine Switzer became the first woman in the Boston Marathon despite attempts by the organizers of the race to stop it. USA, 1967.

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Female bikers, gang members, "Hell's Angels". 1973.

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Ellen O'Neill, one of the first professional female skaters. 1976.

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Residents of Paris trying to hide their children from the fire of the German snipers. 1944.

Winnie welder - one of the 2,000 workers of American shipyards during World War II. United States in 1943.

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17-year-old participant in the Civil War in Spain Ginesta Marina on the background of the panorama of Barcelona. 1936.

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Anna Fisher, wearing the title of "first mother in space." 1980s.

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Two women in Toronto for the first time appear in public with uncovered feet. Canada, 1937.

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Philippine guerrilla captain Nieves Fernandez shows US troops, as she killed Japanese soldiers during the occupation. 1944.

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Sabiha Gokcen posing in his plane. She became the first female military pilot. Turkey, in 1937.

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Komaki Kimura, a famous Japanese activist for women's rights, at a demonstration in New York. October 23, 1917.

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Woman drinking tea on the ruins left behind by German bombing of London. 1940.

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Elspeth Beard attempts to become the first Englishwoman, who conquered the world tour on a motorcycle. Adventurous idea eventually took three years, and the distance traveled was more than 77 thousand kilometers. 1980s.

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Gertrude Ederle becomes the title of the first woman to swim the English Channel. 1926.

Activist, standing up for women's suffrage, expresses support for the victims at the picket "Night Terror". On the eve of the Movement of 33 suffragists were arrested for "obstructing traffic", and then subjected to severe beatings by prison guards. 1917.

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Aviator Amelia Earhart became the first woman that carried out the flight across the Atlantic Ocean. 1928.

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The women of Afghanistan are studying medicine. 1962.

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British sergeant trains "Army Mom" ​​- voluntary female defense unit established at the time of the Battle of Britain. 1940.

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Famous photograph: Picker peas, mother of seven children, anxiously looking at the looming "Dust Bowl" - a particularly destructive form of sandstorms that hit the US in the 30s. 1936.

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Procession of the Coalition of women's liberation, advocating for equality. Detroit, Michigan, in 1970.

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18-year-old member of the French resistance forces, Simone Segouin, during the liberation of Paris. August 19, 1944.

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Girls snipers Soviet 3rd Shock Army. May 4, 1945.

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Social activist and freedom fighter Annie Lyumpkins in Little Rock City Prison. 1961.

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Annette Kellerman posing in a swimsuit, for what will soon be arrested on charges of indecency. 1907.

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Encountering liberated prisoners of war, a woman shows them a picture of his missing son in the hope of finding him. Vienna, 1947.

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American nurse after landing in Normandy. 1944.

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An employee of Lockheed working on board the aircraft P-38. Burbank, California, in 1944.

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Nurse records the last words of the dying British soldier. 1917.

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Female pilots descended from his plane B-17. Approximately 1941-1945 year.

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21-year-old Sarlat Takral - the first Indian woman to receive a pilot's license. 1936.

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Source: flytothesky.ru

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