WWII -- original caption: "Willa Beatrice Brown, a Negro American, serves her country by training pilots for the U. She is the first african american woman to receive a commission as a Lieutenant in the U.
"Katya Budanova (Катя Буданова), was a fighter pilot in the Soviet Air Force during World War II. With 11 air victories, she was one of the world's two female fighter aces along with Lydia Litvyak." She chose fighter ace over fashion model, apparently.
*BUFFALO SOLDIERS~were members of an all-black regiment in the U. The Cavalry was formed on September 1866 at Fort Leavenworth and was the regiment that the Native Americans first called "buffalo soldiers.
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Soldier of the Warsaw Uprising, 1944 01 German “Gladiator” helmet 02 Wehrmacht sweatshirt in “Sumpftarnmuster” camp 03 Polish main belt 04 Polish breeches 05 German boots 06 Ak (Home Army) armband 07 9 mm Sten Mk II SMG 08 German ammo pouches for mags