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Sigourney Weaver watering a wall with a hose


Sigourney Weaver watering a wall with a hose 1983

V Rhodes

Lt. V. Rhodes of the WAAC at Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, 1943.

Photo Credit: Toni Frissell

dutch woman and german sodier 1944

Amongst the prisoners taken at Walcheren was Dutch woman along with her husband, a German soldier, whom she refused to leave. November 1944.

Women during World War II (44)

A Soviet woman, harvesting a field torn by shells only a short time ago, shakes her fist at German prisoners of war as they march eastward under Soviet guard in the U.S.S.R., on February 14, 1944.

Photo Credit: AP / Library of Congress

Women during World War II (43)

Some of the S.S. women whose brutality was equal to that of their male counterparts at the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp in Bergen, Germany, on April 21, 1945.

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Women during World War II (42)

Women and children, some of over 40,000 concentration camp inmates liberated by the British, suffering from typhus, starvation and dysentery, huddle together in a barrack at Bergen-Belsen, Germany, in April 1945.

Photo Credit: AP / Library of Congress

Women during World War II (41)

Grande Guillotte of Normandy, France, pays the price for being a collaborationist by having her hair sheared by avenging French patriots on July 10, 1944. Man at right looks on with grim satisfaction at the unhappy girl.

Photo Credit: AP / Library of Congress

Women during World War II (40)

A girl of the resistance movement is a member of a patrol to rout out the Germans snipers still left in areas in Paris, France, on August 29, 1944. The girl had killed two Germans in the Paris Fighting two days previously.

Photo Credit: AP / Library of Congress

Women during World War II (39)

62nd Stalingrad Army on the streets of Odessa (The 8th Guard of the Army of General Chuikov on the streets of Odessa) in April of 1944. A large group of Soviet soldiers, including two women in front, march down a street.

Photo Credit: AP / Library of Congress

Women during World War II (38)

Miss Jean Pitcaithy, a nurse with a New Zealand Hospital Unit stationed in Libya, wears goggles to protect her against whipping sands, on June 18, 1942.

Photo Credit: AP / Library of Congress