Maureen Adele Chase Dunlop de Popp October 1920 – 29 May née Dunlop, was an Anglo-Argentine pilot who flew for the British Air Transport Auxiliary (ATA) during World War II, and became notable as a pin-up on the cover of the Picture Post magazine.
Bessie Coleman, the daughter of a poor, southern, African American family, became one of the most famous women and African Americans in aviation history. She was the first woman to earn a pilots license.
Princess Elizabeth (future Queen Elizabeth II) changing the wheel of an ambulance. Elizabeth joined the Women’s Auxiliary Territorial Service (WATS) in February and was trained as an ambulance driver. She also drove military trucks.
Airborne Division veteran Ralph K. Manley pays respects as he kneels in front of a grave-marking at the Colleville-sur-Mer cemetery, prior to a ceremony to mark the anniversary of the D-Day landings in Normandy, June 2009