Powerful images of the strongest Spirit Women in history

Woman is more than mothers, wives, sisters and daughters. For many hundreds of years, women struggled struggling to make this world a better place for us all. If you think that the role of women in the world is limited to motherhood, you are wrong, they are not worse than men are capable of strong and selfless deeds. We want to remind you how the women were strong and brave throughout known history.








Muslim woman covers gold star Jewish neighbor veil to protect her from prosecution. Sarajevo, the former Yugoslavia, in 1941






Kathryn Switzer became the first woman to take part in the Boston Marathon, despite attempts by the organizers of the marathon to stop her 1967






Afghan women in a public library before the Taliban seized power in 1950






Photo samurai warrior, the end of the 1800






Swede has neo-Nazi demonstrators handbag. The woman was able to escape alive from the concentration camp, 1985





Marina Ginesta, 17-year-old communist militant, the Spanish Civil War, 1936





Astronaut Anna Fisher, 1980





Jeanne Menford goes with his son gay, maintaining it during the Pride Parade, 1972





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





Women are boxing on the roof in Los Angeles, 1933





Sabiha Gokcen from Turkey, poses with his plane in 1937. She became the first female fighter pilot





Woman drinking tea after German bombing during the blitz of London 1940





106-year-old Armenian woman is ready to defend his home, holding an AK-47, 1990





Volunteers learn to fight the fire, Pearl Harbor, 1941 - 1945





Ukrainian woman gives drink to Soviet soldiers during the Second World War, in 1941





Woman mason high above Berlin 1900





Margaret Bourke-White, photographer, climbed to the Chrysler Building, 1934





Zheleznodorozhnitsy during lunch. Many of them were wives and mothers of men who went to war in 1943





Women take an oath during their initiation into the US Marine Corps 1918





Girls delivering heavy blocks of ice after working men were mobilized 1918







Ellen O'Neill, one of the first professional skeytbordistok 1976







Two women for the first time publicly demonstrated uncovered legs in Toronto 1937







Dutch woman refused to leave her husband, a German soldier, after allied troops captured him. It was followed by a prisoner with him 1944





Komaki Kimura, a prominent Japanese suffragette (advocating for women's suffrage) on the march in New York, October 23, 1917





Elspeth Beard, during her attempt to become the first English woman to circumnavigate the globe on a motorcycle, 1980. The trip took 3 years for which she traveled 77, 25 thousand km



Gertrude Ederle became the first woman to swim the English Channel in 1926





Stand for granting suffrage to women protest after the "Night of Terror", 1917. During the "Night of terror" activists were arrested for "vosprepyatstie traffic" and were severely beaten by prison guards.



Mother playing with baby on the beach, 1950





Afghan women are studying medicine, 1962





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





Police in Los Angeles, put the baby to sleep in a drawer of her desk, after she had to take it with you to work, 1971





Women snipers third shock of the Soviet Army, May 4, 1945





The speaker for women's suffrage, Annie Lampkins, in the city jail Little Rock, 1961





Annette Kellerman posing in a bathing suit, after the publication of the picture, she was arrested for lewd conduct in 1907





Mother shows a photo of her son returned from war captivity in an attempt to find him or find out any information, Vienna 1947





Eric, 15-year-old Hungarian fighter, member of the revolt against the Soviet Union in October 1956





American nurse after landing in Normandy 1944





Nurse Red Cross records the last words of a British soldier in 1917





Women pilots have just came out of the B-17 "Pistol Packin 'Mama", 1941 - 1945





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

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