The mother who lost five sons: On Armistice Day, the heartbreaking story of the biggest loss by a British family in the Great War
Amy Beechey, British mother who lost five sons in the full tragic story here. How did she ever carry on?Women/Mothers are incredibly strong beings!
She fought on the Somme, so why did Dorothy die in a lunatic asylum?
She fought on the Somme disguised as a Tommy, so why did Dorothy die unloved and unlauded in a lunatic asylum? Incredible story of the only British woman to fight in the trenches ~ History and WWI
Jason Moss was an freshman, whos goal was a career in the FBI.
Disfigured Soldiers of World War I - - Rights Managed - Stock Photo - Corbis. Graphic depiction of the impacts of modern warfare.
Five Sullivan brothers died in WW II. No other family in American history has suffered a wartime loss like that of Waterloo's Sullivan family. The Sullivans gave up their five sons in a World War II tragedy that has never been forgotten.
A History of the First World War in 100 Moments: The soldier and the letter-writer - a lady with a notepad who gave comfort to the dying
A History of the First World War in 100 Moments: The soldier and the letter-writer - a lady with a notepad who gave comfort to the dying - History of the First World War in 100 moments - World History - The Independent WWI
The women who fought as men: Rare Civil War pictures of female soldiers who dressed up as males to fight
The women who fought as men: Rare American Civil War pictures show how females disguised themselves so they could go into battle - Visit to grab an amazing super hero shirt now on sale!
After 65 years in the shadows, the Indian heroine of Churchill's elite SOE spy network is to be recognised with a statue in London
Noor Inayat Khan, the British agent who ran a spy network in Paris. She was tortured by the Gestapo for 10 months for any information about SOE operations, but she stood firm and was eventually executed at Dachau concentration camp on September aged just
January 15 – In a court in West Germany, Ilse Koch, The "Witch of Buchenwald", wife of the commandant of the Buchenwald concentration camp, is sentenced to life imprisonment.
The first Union soldier killed by a Confederate soldier was Thornsbury Bailey Brown; he was killed May 1861 in Taylor County, Virginia - now Taylor County, West Virginia.now buried in Grafton National Cemetery.
The wounded helping the dying in Flanders Field, 1917 (WWI)
Minnie Freeman was a Nebraska teacher in 1888 who roped her students together and led them through a total white-out blizzard from the schoolhouse whose roof had collapsed, to the safety of a farmhouse three-quarters of a mile away.
Most-decorated female soldier in world military history, veteran of three wars, Milunka Savic.
Women of the Soviet Union, Roza Georgiyevna Shanina was a Soviet sniper during World War II, credited with 54 confirmed kills. Not a real hero because takning life is not heroic, but a cool woman anyway.
Art style more reminiscent of US rather than UK - even Soviet to a degree. ("World War Two poster calling for female factory workers. Published in 1941 by the British Ministry of Information. Artwork by Donald Zec")