Como Grace Hopper abriu caminho para as mulheres na computação
Vivandieres of the American Civil War - "These brave women traveled with the soldiers for little or no pay as mascots, sutlers & nurses, while some even fought alongside their male counterparts. Both Zouaves & Vivandieres were occupied by Union & Confederate troops from the armies of France. Generally the wife or daughter of a soldier, they were highly respected & admired, unlike women who masqueraded as men in order to fight."
"Geraldine Hoff Doyle tinha 17 anos (em 1942) e estava trabalhando na American Broach & Machine Co. quando um fotógrafo tirou uma foto dela em seu trabalho. Essa imagem foi usada por J. Howard Miller para o pôster “We Can Do It!” da Segunda Guerra Mundial.
Meir became Israel's prime minister in 1969, and in October 1973, with her country on the ropes, she teamed up with U.S. arms to beat Arab foes.
Verdadeiros Personagens por traz da FOTO histórica !!!
Donna Tobias became the first woman to graduate from the Navy's Deep Sea Diving School in 1975. She had to handle some 200 pounds of gear, including a Mark V dive helmet, weighted boots, and a heavy canvas suit.
The man who saved the world... 50 years ago, at the height of the Cuban Missile Crisis, second-in-command Vasilli Arkhipov of the Soviet submarine B-59 refused to agree with his Captain's order to launch nuclear torpedos against US warships and setting off what might well have been a terminal superpower nuclear war. His story is finally being told - the BBC is airing a documentary on it.
Annie Oakley, la 'francotiradora' mejor y mas famosa del siglo XIX http://publicdomainreview.org/collections/annie-oakley-1894/
Annie Oakley (August 13, 1860 – November 3, 1926) was an American sharpshooter and exhibition shooter. Oakley's amazing talent and timely rise to fame led to a starring role in Buffalo Bill's Wild West show, which propelled her to become the first American female superstar. Oakley's most famous trick is being able to repeatedly split a playing card, edge-on, and put several more holes in it before it could touch the ground, while using a .22 caliber rifle, at 90 feet. [Wikipedia]
John Clem aka Johnny Shiloh - American Civil War - the youngest noncommissioned officer in Army history.