"Katya Budanova (Катя Буданова), was a fighter pilot in the Soviet Air Force during World War II. With 11 air victories, she was one of the world's two female fighter aces along with Lydia Litvyak." She chose fighter ace over fashion model, apparently.
WWI original code talkers from the Choctaw tribe. Nineteen men, during WWI, helped turned the tide of the war. When they decided to implement the program again for WWII, the Navajo tribe was much larger and was able to provide more code talkers
Black American GIs Park Street Bristol - Black GIs in Bristol, England during World War II. On the whole, the British were friendly towards all American troops. Many white American soldiers were horrified to see white women dancing with black men.
British actor-manager Sir John Martin Harvey was one of the last great romantic actors of the English theatre. His most famous play was The Only Way an adaptation of Charles Dickens' A Tale of Two Cities