11. Rita Hayworth, one of the most popular pinup models among American soldiers and sailors during World War II, 1941.
12. Katherine Johnson was a mathematician who calculated trajectories for some of NASA’s most important missions, 1962.
When NASA used electronic computers for the first time to calculate John Glenn’s orbit around Earth, Glenn refused to fly until she verified the computer’s work.
13. Citizens of Seattle watch from a bridge as Japanese Americans are evacuated to internment camps, 1942.
14. The war in Europe is over!
Red Army soldiers celebrating, Berlin, May 1945.