Actor, 1stLt Dale Robertson US Army (Served 1940-1945) Short Bio: He was born Dayle Lymoine Robertson in Harrah, Okla., about 30 miles east of Oklahoma City, on July 14, 1923, to Melvin and Varval Robertson. He starred in sports in high school, boxed professionally as a young man and attended the Oklahoma Military Academy. In World War II, he served in the Army in Africa and Europe and was wounded twice, earning bronze and silver stars. http://army.togetherweserved.com/profile/335961

Actor, 1stLt Dale Robertson US Army (Served 1940-1945) Short Bio: He was born Dayle Lymoine Robertson in Harrah, Okla., about 30 miles east of Oklahoma City, on July 14, 1923, to Melvin and Varval Robertson. He starred in sports in high school, boxed professionally as a young man and attended the Oklahoma Military Academy. In World War II, he served in the Army in Africa and Europe and was wounded twice, earning bronze and silver stars. http://army.togetherweserved.com/profile/335961

WWII -- original caption: "Willa Beatrice Brown, a 31-year-old Negro American, serves her country by training pilots for the U.S. Army Air Forces. She is the first Negro woman to receive a commission as a Lieutenant in the U.S. Civil Air Patrol."

WWII -- original caption: "Willa Beatrice Brown, a 31-year-old Negro American, serves her country by training pilots for the U.S. Army Air Forces. She is the first Negro woman to receive a commission as a Lieutenant in the U.S. Civil Air Patrol."

A member of the "Night Witches" (as nicknamed by the Germans in WWII). Lady Russian Bombers had the oldest, noisiest, planes. The engines would conk out halfway through flights, so they had to climb out on the wings mid flight to restart the props. The planes were so noisy that to stop Germans from hearing them coming and start up their anti aircraft guns, they’d climb up to a certain height, coast down to german positions, drop their bombs, restart their engines in midair.

A member of the "Night Witches" (as nicknamed by the Germans in WWII). Lady Russian Bombers had the oldest, noisiest, planes. The engines would conk out halfway through flights, so they had to climb out on the wings mid flight to restart the props. The planes were so noisy that to stop Germans from hearing them coming and start up their anti aircraft guns, they’d climb up to a certain height, coast down to german positions, drop their bombs, restart their engines in midair.

In a time of both gender and racial discrimination, Bessie Coleman became the first black woman in the world to earn a pilot's license.

In a time of both gender and racial discrimination, Bessie Coleman became the first black woman in the world to earn a pilot's license.

Roza Shanina WWII sniper 1944 -I find women's military uniforms interesting. Despite what these women are doing and the potentially violent tasks they are fulfilling, the uniform still demands some reference to their gender to separate them from their fellow soldiers.

Roza Shanina WWII sniper 1944 -I find women's military uniforms interesting. Despite what these women are doing and the potentially violent tasks they are fulfilling, the uniform still demands some reference to their gender to separate them from their fellow soldiers.

Meet the Real-Life G.I. Janes Who Served with Special Ops in Afghanistan http://www.people.com/article/reese-witherspoon-buys-rights-army-girls-special-ops-afghanistan

Meet the Real-Life G.I. Janes Who Served with Special Ops in Afghanistan http://www.people.com/article/reese-witherspoon-buys-rights-army-girls-special-ops-afghanistan

Charlie A. Beckwith the father of Delta Force and the creator of what we now know as our special forces.

Charlie A. Beckwith the father of Delta Force and the creator of what we now know as our special forces.

Late 1890s, Eger, Hungary

Late 1890s, Eger, Hungary

Army Rangers. :rawr:

Army Rangers. :rawr:

“Stonewall" Jackson as a Lieutenant in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War, 1847.

“Stonewall" Jackson as a Lieutenant in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War, 1847.

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