Women in World War II
Women in World War II took on a variety of roles from country to country. World War II involved global conflict on an unprecedented scale; the absolute urgency of mobilizing the entire population made...
Women in World War II - Wikipedia
Rasputin’s Daughter Was As Fascinating As The ‘Mad Monk’ Himself
Daughter of the Russian “Mad Monk”. Maria Rasputin’s life was as extraordinary as her father’s. She was born Matryona Rasputina in the Siberian village of Pokrovskoye in 1898. Since her dad was a hol...
Audrey Hepburn: Galaxy Chocolate Commercial
It's amazing to see how far we've come with CG (Computer Generated) photograph and film as you can see in this new Audrey Hepburn commercial for Galaxy Choco...
Mysterious Beach Patterns That Scientists Can’t Explain
These mysterious beach formations, like the ones spotted on a beach in Dorset, England, are called beach cusps – and one reason they’re mysterious is that scientists still aren’t completely sure how t...
Japan revisionists deny WW2 sex slave atrocities
Seventy years after the end of World War Two, the voices of revisionism in Japan are growing stronger and moving into the mainstream, particularly on the issue of comfort women, who were women forced ...
Freezing temperatures cause amazing and rare phenomenon at Nantucket
New England's record freezing temperatures have caused a semi-frozen wave phenomenon captured by a local photographer
Josephine Baker
Go to http://www.blackisbeautifulamsterdam.nl for more information and an online research lab. 19-year-old Josephine Baker sensed white fantasies about black...
Josephine Baker's Banana Dance - YouTube
Apr 14, 2008 ... Footage of Josephine Baker performing her infamous Banana Dance at the Folies Bergère in Paris, France c. 1927.
Joanna Cruickshank
Dame Joanna Margaret Cruickshank DBE RRC (1875 – 16 August 1958) founded the Royal Air Force Nursing Service in November 1918 and served as its first Matron-in-Chief. In November 1930 she retire...
Collaboration during World War II
Within nations occupied by the Axis Powers, some citizens, driven by nationalism, ethnic hatred, anti-communism, anti-Semitism, or opportunism knowingly engaged in collaboration with the Axis Powers d...
Collaboration during World War II - Wikipedia
Helen Gwynne-Vaughan
Dame Helen Charlotte Isabella Gwynne-Vaughan, GBE (née Fraser; 21 January 1879 – 26 August 1967) was a prominent English botanist and mycologist.
Gwynne-Vaughan was educated at Cheltenham Ladies' ...
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Halina Szwarc
Halina Szwarc de domo Kłąb (1923–2002) - was a member of the Polish resistance during the Second World War, working undercover first under the pseudonym Ryszard, then Jacek II. Postwar, she became a p...
Women's Army Auxiliary Corps
The Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) can refer to:
Women's Army Auxiliary Corps - Wikipedia
Mysterious Beach Patterns That Scientists Can’t Explain
These mysterious beach formations, like the ones spotted on a beach in Dorset, England, are called beach cusps – and one reason they’re mysterious is that scientists still aren’t completely sure how t...
Japan revisionists deny WW2 sex slave atrocities
Seventy years after the end of World War Two, the voices of revisionism in Japan are growing stronger and moving into the mainstream, particularly on the issue of comfort women, who were women forced ...
Sylvia Salvesen
Sylvia Salvesen (25 January 1890 – 1973) was a member of the high society in Norway, and a resistance pioneer during World War II. She was arrested and sent to the Ravensbrück concentration camp...
Karayuki-san, the Making of a Prostitute
Karayuki-san, the Making of a Prostitute is a 1975 Japanese film by director Shohei Imamura. It is a documentary on one of the Japanese "karayuki-san," who were women who were forced into prostitutio...
Recreation and Amusement Association
The Recreation and Amusement Association (特殊慰安施設協会, Tokushu Ian Shisetsu Kyōkai (Special Comfort Facility Association)) (RAA) was the largest of the organizations established by the Japanese g...
Recreation and Amusement Association - Wikipedia