17 Female Face of the War

Female Face of the War

Posted on May 6, 2013 by team

When all men die in battles or captured by the enemy, it becomes the turn of women to fight for their native land.

Some military units fully consisted of females. Did they have many chances to survive? No. But they were marching, singing, smiling and supporting each other. There were so many heroes among them.


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17 Responses to “Female Face of the War”

  1. Jon says:

    Death often came more slowly and horribly to women in the Vietnam war. Often they were raped and then bayoneted. Sometimes bayonets were shoved up their vaginas. I suspect it was the same back then.

  2. Tony Boney says:

    Slava Rodina. These women will forever live.

  3. Patriot says:

    Great pictures!

  4. Osip says:

    So, only the most homely of woman were fighting? Most of these would be quite safe from molestations if captured.

  5. RB says:

    What is the device they are looking into,is it to spot and track planes?

    • Trackball says:

      This is rangefinder

    • Jesse the Swede says:

      Most likely a Stereoscopic measuring device.
      When you look into it you get two different Pictures (one form each Eye). Then you turn a knob until the mesh into one at that time you call out the distance reading from the scale. Used to aim all sorts of artillery-pieces from granade-launchers to Anti-Aircraft artillery…
      (The size of the thing would indicate anti-Aircraft use)

  6. Chris says:

    Say it ain’t so; women from the 40’s that are actually good lookin’!!!

  7. Chris says:

    Just seeing these ladies should have compelled the Germans to make love, not war:


  8. Richard W. says:

    War is always portrayed as noble, but the truth is that the small people die while politicians and bankers grow wealthy no matter who wins or looses.

  9. John Hume says:

    Lets not forget that one of the best snipers of WW2 was a Russian woman who killed many, many nazis.

    • javox says:

      yup, thats what i was goin to say, Lyudmila Pavlichenko, one of the best sniper of the red army and maybe in the world….glory to her….

  10. CZenda says:

    Where is Lydia Litvyak?

  11. al says:

    A lot are girls, young ladies and meaning no disrespect to them. It just brings home youth and how it is lost, great pix.

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