Women of the British Armed Forces circa 1940's. This is not dieselpunk; This is real life awesome.
Hundreds of women from the Women's Army Corps (WAC), arrive in New York, October 16, 1942 ~
US Army Nurses Women in the United States Forces in Britain: United States nurses take cover against “air attack” during training in England while training for the opening of the second front. - See more at: http://ww2today.com/16th-november-1942-british-celebrate-the-end-of-the-beginning#sthash.BYrFWBVg.dpuf
LIFE Cover, July 19, 1943 Pilot trainee Shirley Slade she sits on the wing of her Army trainer at Avenger Field, Sweetwater, Texas, July 19, 1943. In September, Slade graduated as part of the Women Airforce Service Pilots Class 43-5 ~