Friday, April 22, 2016

The World Will Never Be The Same Because of What These Women Did! Here Are 52 Powerful Photos of Women Who Changed History Forever

Women in today’s society are considered equal to men in all aspects. But there came a time when the ladies were treated beneath the norms of male-dominated society. Through the empowerment of some, they slowly rose up to power and compete with the opposite sex.

These women proved that they are capable of men’s job, and can even rival their skills and aptitude in every field.

1. Female pilots leaving their B-17 (1941-1945)



2. A Red Cross nurse takes down the last words of British soldier (1917)



3. A Lockheed employee working on P-38 Lightning (1944)



4. American nurses land in Normandy (1944)



5. Erika, a 15-year-old Hungarian fighter who fought for freedom against the Soviet Union (1956)



6. Leola King, America’s first female traffic cop (1918)



7. A mother shows a picture of her son to returning prisoners in order to find him (1947)



8. Female snipers in the Soviet (1945)



9. A Los Angeles police officer looks after an abandoned baby in her desk drawer (1971)



10. Women’s Liberation March (1970)



11. The photo of a worried pea-picker mother of 7 during the dust bowl (1936)



12. A solider training the “mums army” in Britain (1940)



13. Afghan women studying medicine (1962)



14. Amelia Earnhardt, the first women to fly an aircraft across the Atlantic Ocean (1928)



15. Gertrude Ederle becomes the first women to swim across the English Channel (1926)



16. A Dutch women refuses to leave her husbands side after Allied soldiers capture him, she even went into captivity with him (1944)



17. Filipino guerilla, Captain Nieves Fernandez, shows a US soldier how she killed Japanese soldiers during the occupation (1944)



18. Parisian women protect and shield their children during sniper fire (1944)



19. Ellen O’neal was one of the first women skaters (1976)



20. Some of the first women sworn into the US Marine Corps (1918)



21. Railroad workers, these are wives and mothers of the men who left for war (1943)



22. A mason high above Berlin (1900)



23. A captured soldier is given water by a brave Ukrainian woman (1941)



24. Volunteers learn how to fight fires in Pearl Harbor (1941)



25. Sabiha Gökçen of Turkey poses with her plane. In 1937, she became the first female fighter pilot.



26. Jeanne Manford marches with her gay son during the pride march (1972)



27. A welder at a boat-and-sub-building yard adjusts her goggles before resuming work (1943)



28. A women drinking tea on the aftermath of German bombing in London Blitz (1940)



29. Two women show their uncovered legs for the first time in history in Toronto (1937)



30. Elspeth Beard, was the first English women to travel the world by motorcycle (1980)



31. A mother with her child on the beach (1950)



32. Margaret Bourke-White, an incredible photographer that climbed the Chrysler building for pictures. (1934)



33. A women protesting after the “Night of Terror” (1917)



34. Anna Fisher, the first “Mother of Space” (1980s)



35. Marina Ginesta, a 17 year old militant overlooking Barcelona during the Spanish Civil War (1936)



36. Komako Kimura, a prominent Japanese suffragist at a march in New York (1917)



37. Girls delivering very large and heavy blocks of ice after the men were enlisted (1918)



38. Female members of the Hell’s Angel Gang (1973)



39. Annie Lumpkins at the Little Rock City Jail (1961)



40. Ladies Roller Derby (1950)



41. A Swedish lady hitting a neo-Nazi protester with her handbag. The woman was reportedly a concentration camp survivor (1985)



42. Girls boxing in Los Angeles (1933)



43. 106-year old Armenian lady protecting her house (1990)



44. Photograph of a Samurai Soldier (late 1800s)



45. The first ladies basketball from Smith College (1902)



46. Annette Kellerman posing in a swimsuit that got her arrested for indecency (1907)



47. Afghan ladies at a public library before power was seized (1950s)



48. Katherine Switzer was the first girl to run the Boston Marathon, even though the organizers tried very hard to stop her (1967)



49. Sarla, the first Indian girl to earn her pilots license (1936)



50. 18 year old fighter during the liberation of Paris (1944)



51. Maud, the first female tattooist in the United States (1907)



52. Muslim woman covers the yellow star of her Jewish neighbor with her veil in the streets of Sarajevo (1941)

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