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52 Badass Women Who Changed History Forever

There are a lot of incredible women in this world. Women who stand up for their rights, women who refuse to take no for an answer, and women who believe very strongly in their morals and ideas. These women, are the ones who played a significant role in history.

52 Badass Women Who Changed History Forever

Female pilots leaving their B-17. (1941-1945)

52 Badass Women Who Changed History Forever

A Red Cross nurse takes down the last words of British soldier. (1917)

52 Badass Women Who Changed History Forever

A Lockheed employee working on P-38 Lightning (1944)

52 Badass Women Who Changed History Forever

American nurses land in Normandy (1944)

52 Badass Women Who Changed History Forever

Erika, a 15-year-old Hungarian fighter who fought for freedom against the Soviet Union. [October 1956]

52 Badass Women Who Changed History Forever

Leola King, America’s first female traffic cop (1918)

52 Badass Women Who Changed History Forever

A mother shows a picture of her son to returning prisoners in order to find him (1947)

52 Badass Women Who Changed History Forever

Female Snipers in the Soviet (1945)

52 Badass Women Who Changed History Forever

A Los Angeles police officer looks after an abandoned baby in her desk drawer. (1971)

52 Badass Women Who Changed History Forever

Women’s Liberation March (1970)

52 Badass Women Who Changed History Forever

The photo of a worried pea-picker mother of 7 during the dust bowl. (1936)

52 Badass Women Who Changed History Forever

A Solider training the “mums army” in Britain. (1940)

52 Badass Women Who Changed History Forever

Afghan women studying medicine (1962)

52 Badass Women Who Changed History Forever

Amelia Earnhardt, the first women to fly an aircraft across the Atlantic Ocean (1928)

52 Badass Women Who Changed History Forever

Gertrude Ederle becomes the first women to swim across the English Channel (1926)

52 Badass Women Who Changed History Forever

A Dutch women refuses to leave her husband’s side after Allied soldiers capture him,. She even went into captivity with him. (1944)

52 Badass Women Who Changed History Forever

Filipino guerilla, Captain Nieves Fernandez, shows a US soldier how she killed Japanese soldiers during the occupation. (1944)

52 Badass Women Who Changed History Forever

Parisian women protect and shield their children during sniper fire. (1944)

52 Badass Women Who Changed History Forever

Ellen O’neal was one of the first women skaters (1976)

52 Badass Women Who Changed History Forever

Some of the first women sworn into the US Marine Corps (1918)

52 Badass Women Who Changed History Forever

Railroad workers, these are wives and mothers of the men who left for war. (1943)

52 Badass Women Who Changed History Forever

A mason high above Berlin (1900)

52 Badass Women Who Changed History Forever

A captured soldier is given water by a brave Ukrainian woman.

52 Badass Women Who Changed History Forever

Volunteers learn how to fight fires in Pearl Harbor (1941)

52 Badass Women Who Changed History Forever

Sabiha Gökçen of Turkey poses with her plane. In 1937, she became the first female fighter pilot.

52 Badass Women Who Changed History Forever

Jeanne Manford marches with her gay son during the pride march (1972)

52 Badass Women Who Changed History Forever

Winnie was a welder during World War II (1943)

52 Badass Women Who Changed History Forever

A women drinking tea on the aftermath of German bombing in London Blitz (1940)

52 Badass Women Who Changed History Forever

Two women show their uncovered legs for the first time in history in Toronto. (1937)

52 Badass Women Who Changed History Forever

Elspeth Beard, was the first English women to travel the world by motorcycle (1980)

52 Badass Women Who Changed History Forever

A mother with her child on the beach (1950)

52 Badass Women Who Changed History Forever

Margaret Bourke-White, an incredible photographer that climbed the Chrysler building for pictures. (1934)

52 Badass Women Who Changed History Forever

A women protesting after the “Night of Terror” (1917)

52 Badass Women Who Changed History Forever

Anna Fisher, the first “Mother of Space” (1980s)

52 Badass Women Who Changed History Forever

Marina Ginesta, a 17-year-old militant overlooking Barcelona during the Spanish Civil War. (1936)

52 Badass Women Who Changed History Forever

Komako Kimura, a prominent Japanese suffragist at a march in New York. (1917)

52 Badass Women Who Changed History Forever

Girls delivering very large and heavy blocks of ice after the men were enlisted. (1918)

52 Badass Women Who Changed History Forever

Members of the Hell’s Angel Gang (1973)

52 Badass Women Who Changed History Forever

Annie Lumpkins at the Little Rock City Jail (1961)

52 Badass Women Who Changed History Forever

Ladies Roller Derby (1950)

52 Badass Women Who Changed History Forever

A Swedish lady hitting a neo-Nazi protester with her handbag. The woman was reportedly a concentration camp survivor. [1985]

52 Badass Women Who Changed History Forever

Girls boxing in LA (1933)

52 Badass Women Who Changed History Forever

106-year old Armenian lady protecting her house (1990)

52 Badass Women Who Changed History Forever

Photograph of a Samurai Soldier (late 1800s)

52 Badass Women Who Changed History Forever

The first ladies basketball from Smith College (1902)

52 Badass Women Who Changed History Forever

Annette Kellerman posing in a swimsuit that got her arrested for indecency. [1907]

52 Badass Women Who Changed History Forever

Afghan ladies at a public library before power was seized (1950s)

52 Badass Women Who Changed History Forever

Katherine Switzer was the first girl to run the Boston Marathon, even though the organizers tried very hard to stop her. (1967)

52 Badass Women Who Changed History Forever

Sarla, the first Indian girl to earn her pilot’s license. (1936)

52 Badass Women Who Changed History Forever

18-year-old fighter during the liberation of Paris (1944)

52 Badass Women Who Changed History Forever

Maud, the first female tattooist in the United States (1907)

52 Badass Women Who Changed History Forever

A Muslim girl covers the yellow star of her Jewish neighbour with her veil to protect her from prosecution in Sarajevo, formerly Yugoslavia.

These ladies are incredible to stand up for what they believe in, even when the world seems to believe in something else. It not only took a lot of guts, but perseverance too. These ladies are inspiring.

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