Helen Richey was Amelia Earhart's copilot on one flight across the Atlantic. She became the first woman hired to be a pilot by a commercial airline in the US. She was the first woman licensed as an aviation instructor. She was the first woman to fly a scheduled mail flight. During WWII she commanded a group of women pilots for the British Air Transport Auxiliary, flying bombs between factories and airbases. She died by suicide at age 38
A London policeman gives tea to a homeless man after a V1 attack that killed his wife, and destroyed his home. 1944
Sweet Rationing, WW2... In 1946, when food was just as short as during the preceding years, bread was added to the ration and the sweet ration was halved. Sweet rationing, which began in 1940, was to continue for another 13 years for residents of Britain.
The Woman's Army Auxillary Corps was formed on 7th July 1917, on the table in the open on Trafalgar Square a temporary building was erected for the purpose of recruiting women for the war effort, by Leonard Bentley Flickr