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WWII Veteran Patricia Davies Comes Out As a Transgender Woman At 90

WWII Veteran Patricia Davies Comes Out As a Transgender Woman At 90

"It feels like a weight has been lifted off my shoulders," 90-year-old Patricia Davies told Caters News Agency, according to People, in an interview o... Read More »

First Annual Rosie the Riveter Day Celebrates Women's Contributions in WWII

First Annual Rosie the Riveter Day Celebrates Women's Contributions in WWII

On the 21st of March, a month dedicated to women's history, the first-ever celebration of National Rosie the Riveter Day took place at the Rosie the R... Read More »

Remembering Greta Zimmer Friedman: The Woman in Iconic Times Square Kiss Photo

Remembering Greta Zimmer Friedman: The Woman in Iconic Times Square Kiss Photo

Just over 71 years after Alfred Eisenstaedt captured the iconic photograph of a kiss between a nurse and an elated U.S. Navy sailor in Times Square, t... Read More »

Meet Martha Gellhorn: The First Female Journalist to Report On D-Day

Meet Martha Gellhorn: The First Female Journalist to Report On D-Day

Whether we realize it or not, stories of women in war, though more common today than they once were, have frequently been left untold. With Congress'... Read More »

'The Hidden Histories of a Million Wartime Women' You Need to Know

'The Hidden Histories of a Million Wartime Women' You Need to Know

"In Britain during the second World War, one in ten of the women's population was a member of the Women's Voluntary Services. That's over a million wo... Read More »

One Stowaway and the History of Women in War

One Stowaway and the History of Women in War

As June 6 is the 70th anniversary of D-Day, MAKERS takes this opportunity to honor the daring women who fought to serve their country and pursue caree... Read More »