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Militaires canadiens et membres du CWAC achetant des drapeaux pour fêter le jour de la Victoire, Londres, Angleterre, 8 mai 1945 | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Canadian soldiers and members of the Canadian Women's Army Corps (C.) buying flags to wave in V-E Day celebrations, London, England, 8 May 1945 ~

Karen Hermeston, the first female photographer in the Canadian Army, is shown riding on a soldier's shoulders during the VJ-Day celebrations in Piccadilly Circus, London, on August 10, 1945. (Photo Credit: Library and Archives Canada). For more about her life: www.elinorflorence.com/blog/women-ww2.

Sergeant Karen M. Hermiston of the Canadian Army Film and Photo Unit on the shoulders of Lieut. Arthur Cole during VJ-Day celebrations in Piccadilly Circus, London, England, 10 August

Title / Titre :  Armed Canadian soldier escorting a German prisoner who was captured during the raid on Dieppe, England, August 19, 1942 /   Soldat canadien armé escortant un prisonnier allemand capturé pendant le raid sur Dieppe, Angleterre, 19 août 1942  Creator(s) / Créateur(s) : Unknown / Inconnu   Date(s) :  August 19, 1942 / 19 août 1942   Reference No. / Numéro de référence : MIKAN 3592340     collectionscanada.gc.ca/ourl/res.php?url_ver=Z39.88-2004…

An unidentified Canadian soldier armed with an Thompson machine gun is shown escorting a German prisoner captured during Operation Jubilee, the Dieppe raid.

Canadian soldiers in Britain, including members of the Canadian Women's Army.

Canadian soldiers in Britain including members of the Canadian Womens Army Corps visit a mobile canteen during a break from duty.

Some members of the ATS were on the dock to greet the first contingent of American WAACs when they arrived in Britain. First Lt.Jean Geherin, Auburn,New York, Shakes hands with Pte.Anne Roberts, Butterglen,Glasgow,Scotland while T/4 Violet Bachman, Long Island,New York and 1st Lt.Helen I.Glenn, Macon,Ga. take their first look round ~

Some members of the ATS were on the dock to greet the first contingent of American WAACs when they arrived in Britain. First Lt.Jean Geherin, Auburn,New York, Shakes hands with Pte.Anne Roberts, Butterglen,Glasgow,Scotland while T/4 Violet Bachman, Long Island,New York and 1st Lt.Helen I.Glenn, Macon,Ga. take their first look round ~

Supreme Commander Dwight Eisenhower and Deputy Supreme Commander Arthur Tedder making the formal announcement that Germany had signed the surrender Reims France 7 May 1945.

On this day in history: Supreme Commander Dwight Eisenhower and Deputy Supreme Commander Arthur Tedder making the formal announcement that Germany had signed the surrender Reims France 7 May

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Lorraine Rodgers of Alexandria, VA, is one of just women pilots to earn wings as Women Airforce Service Pilots in World War II. Image Courtesy of Lorraine Rodgers.

WLA Land Girls

The Women's Land Army which originated in the First World War was reformed for the Second World War The WLA was organized on a county basis.

War and Conflict, World War Two, pic: 1945, Homecomings / Britain, A British soldier with his 8 month old daughter as he arrives at the docks from overseas (Photo by Popperfoto/Getty Images)

War & Conflict, WWII: A British soldier with his 8 month-old daughter, as he arrives at the docks from overseas in 1945 ~ (Photo by Popperfoto/Getty Images)

Lumber Jills taking a break for tea.

The Women’s Land Army

Forgotten heroines of - The Women's Timber Corps, otherwise known as 'Lumberjills'. The Lumberjills were a unit of of The Women's Land Army along with The Land Girls, who are more often used as the iconic image of the Women's Home Front.

Margaret (Peggy) Campbell wears the starched veil and brass-buttoned uniform of a Canadian nursing sister, one of nearly 5,000 nurses who served with Canadas armed services during World War II.

Canadian nurse survived close calls, cared for wounded in World War II (video)

Margaret (Peggy) Campbell wears the starched veil and brass-buttoned uniform of a Canadian nursing sister, one of nearly nurses who served with Canadas armed services during World War II.

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