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Focke Wulf Fw 200C Condor Sktz GC+SJ Gross Admiral Doenitz Germany 1945

Focke Wulf Fw 200C Condor Sktz GC+SJ Gross Admiral Doenitz Germany 1945

The Russian women who piloted those planes, onetime crop dusters, took it as a compliment. In 30,000 missions over four years, they dumped 23,000 tons of bombs on the German invaders, ultimately helping to chase them back to Berlin. Any German pilot who downed a “witch” was awarded an Iron Cross.

Nadezhda Popova, WWII ‘Night Witch,’ Dies at 91

Nadezhda Popova, who has died aged was a member of an elite corps of Soviet women — known as the “Night Witches” — who fought as bomber pilots in the air war against Germany, and the only one to win three Orders of the Patriotic War for bravery.

St. Paul's Cathedral, London. Look what restoration had to be done after the war. A million homes were destroyed just in London.

Victory: The Battle of Britain “We shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets; we shall never surrender.” -Winston Churchill, St Paul's Cathedral in background, London Blitz

reparations: A female Lockheed employee works on a P-38 Lighting - Burbank, CA - 1944.

52 Powerful Photos Of Women Who Changed History Forever: A female Lockheed employee working on a Lightning [Burbank, California,

Natalya Fyodorovna Meklin (born Kravtsova) -1922–2005 - was a much decorated World War II combat pilot in one of the three women-only Soviet air regiments. They were nicknamed the 'Night Witches' by their German opponents. Born in the Ukraine,   in 1940 she joined the glider school at the Kiev Young Pioneer Palace. In 1942 when she was 19, she joined the Night Witches, piloting a Polikarpov Po-2 light bomber, and by the end of the war had flown 980 night missions.

"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.

The German Taube, easily the most beautiful aircraft of the entire Great War. I mean, it has FEATHERS.

The German Etrich Taube, certainly the most organic aircraft of the Great War.

Francis “Gabby” Gabreski. He flew P-40 fighters, “Spitfire” and P-47. Altogether during the war shot down 28 German planes. Later, during the Korean...

Portrait of an Polish/American fighter pilot Francis “Gabby” Gabreski. He flew fighters, “Spitfire” and Altogether during the war shot down 28 German planes. Later, during the Korean War, won 6 more personal and a group victory.

The London sky after a bombing and dogfight between British and German planes in 1940

Once You See These Rare Historical Photos, You’ll Never Forget Them, Especially #14

Picture showing the dogfight between German and British planes, and The London sky after a bombing in the year 1940

World War II Aircraft Identification Poster A3 I tried to warn them of the Germans aviation advancements but no one would listen.

World War II Aircraft Identification Poster I tried to warn them of the Germans aviation advancements but no one would listen.

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