July 1943 Cover of Life Magazine. Pilot trainee Shirley Slade sits on the wing of her Army trainer at Avenger Field, Sweetwater, Texas, July In September, Slade graduated as part of the Women Airforce Service Pilots Class
The Originals - British Special Air Service (SAS) in North Africa during the Second World War: A close-up of a heavily armed patrol of 'L' Detachment SAS in their Jeeps, just back from a three month patrol.
"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.
Paratroopers of the Battalion, Parachute Infantry Regiment of the Airborne Division, enroute to Sicily on July In "On Distant Shores" flight nurse Lt. Georgie Taylor cares for members of the Airborne in Sicily.