Posts tagged "world war 2"

Kickass Woman Of The Day: Lucy Coffey Is The Oldest Living Female Army Veteran

At 108 years old, Lucy Coffey is the United States' oldest living female military veteran. Coffey was an accountant-statistician and served in the procurement office through the Women's Army Corps during World War II. With 150,000 members during the war, the WAC was the first group of women besides nurses to be members of the…
By: Claire Hannum / August 11, 2014

Put On Your Nylons, Dollface, It’s Time For An Air Raid Party

Brits. We will never understand them sometimes—and not just because of the cute accents. Tonight some rather cheeky Brits are celebrating a "Blitz Party," the 65th anniversary of D-Day, when the Allied forces invaded Normandy, France, during WWII. (The Blitz was when the Germans bombed the city of London for over a month straight, te…
By: Jessica Wakeman / June 6, 2009