Pinterest • The world’s catalogue of ideas

Hazel Johnson-Brown, Army nurse who was first black female general, dies at 83

Hazel Johnson-Brown - Made military history in 1979 when she was promoted to brigadier general and, at the same time, to the command of the 7,000 nurses in the Army Nurse Corps. She was the first black woman to hold both posts.

pin 379
heart 40
speech 1
The Largest Naval Sea Battles in Military History Infographic
Military kit through the ages: from the Battle of Hastings to Helmand. 1709 was a fabulous year, but the rest was pretty cool.

Military kit through the ages: from the Battle of Hastings to Helmand

Military kit through the ages: from the Battle of Hastings to Helmand. 1709 was a fabulous year, but the rest was pretty cool.

pin 256
heart 87

Considering that she's the single most-decorated female soldier in world military history, a grizzled seven-year veteran of three wars fought across two continents, a two-time recipient of her country's highest award for military bravery, and a poor farm girl who single-handedly captured at least fifty enemy combatants and two enemy trenches during her career, there's not a whole lot of digital ink on the Internet dedicated to Sergeant Milunka Savic …

pin 352
heart 47

First African-American woman to achieve rank of major general in U.S. Army inspires many

pin 1.4k
heart 283
speech 14

15th Wisconsin "Scandinavian" Regiment, chapter 23 from E.B. Quiner's Military History of Wisconsin (Chicago, 1866) :: Wisconsin in the Civil War

pin 10
heart 1
Vietnam War Summary - Why Did The Vietnam War Start?

vietnam-war-summary

pin 680
heart 64

I Can't Believe I Didn't Learn This In School. Especially The One About Abe Lincoln.

Dr. Mary Edwards Walker was the first woman surgeon in US Military history and is the only woman to with the Medal of Honor.

pin 958
heart 153
speech 3

American Sniper: The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. Military History by Chris Kyle

pin 985
heart 77
speech 1