Anonymous asked: Why would they join?
Defense Secretary: Women to be cleared for combat →
U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has decided to clear the way for women to serve in many combat positions in the U.S. armed forces, a senior defense official told NBC News on Wednesday afternoon. The Pentagon chief will announce on Thursday that he is eliminating the direct ground combat exclusion — the Department of Defense policy that excluded women from assignment to units below the...
yaleself: Gisella Perl: Angel and Abortionist in the Auschwitz Death Camp “Gisella Perl was Romanian and Jewish. She was a gynaecologist at a time and place where very few women went into the medical professions. In 1944, she and her entire family were shipped off to Auschwitz, where Perl was instructed to provide medical care for her fellow inmates — medical care that was supposed to...
Petite but proven: Two women pass the elite Army... →
While the Pentagon brass and U.S. military leaders are struggling over how to bring women into ground combat training, two young female soldiers have already proven they’ve got what it takes to join their male counterparts on the battlefield. 1st Lt. Audrey Moton and 2nd Lt. Carley Turnnidge, both West Point graduates, took on the Army’s Sapper Leader Training course for combat engineers at Fort...
tora42 asked: Can you recommend any books about the Russian women snipers from WW II? Those ladies look seriously badass and I want to learn more about them. Your blog is awesome! :D
Anonymous asked: thank you for posting about manshuk mametova! she was a true heroine