ROYAL AIR FORCE OPERATIONS FAR EAST 1941-1945 (CF 586) Ground crew of No. 110 Squadron RAF service the starboard engine of a de Havilland Mosquito FB Mark VI at Joari, India: (left to right), Leading Aircraftman E Crandon of Nechells, Birmingham, Corporal A G Jackson of Mickleover, Derbyshire, Leading Aircraftman G Simpson of Feltham, Middlesex and Aircraftman C N King of Tottenham, London.
Battle of Britain, July-October 1940. The British Empire and its Commonwealth stand alone against Nazi Europe. Armourers load an RAF Hurricane with machine gun belts. Each of the Hurricane's eight .303 calibre machine guns received 300 rounds, enough for 15 seconds of firing.
AMERICAN AIRCRAFT RAF SERVICE 1939-1945 LOCKHEED L-214 L-414 HUDSON (ATP 10926B) Hudson Mark IV, AE628, on the ground at Eastleigh, Hampshire, following erection by Cunliffe Owen Aircraft Ltd. This aircraft served with Nos. 206 and 200 Squadrons RAF, and later with the Air Transport Auxiliary.
The three women pictured in this incredible photograph from 1885 -- Anandibai Joshi of India, Keiko Okami of Japan, and Sabat Islambouli of Syria -- each became the first licensed female doctors in their respective countries. The three were students at the Women’s Medical College of Pennsylvania; one of the only places in the world at the time where women could study medicine.