World War Two

'Spitfire Girl' World War II Pilot Dies at 101

"Everybody was flabbergasted that a little girl like me could fly these big aeroplanes all by oneself," Ellis said this year. She flew a total of 76 different airplane models in her career.

D-day Landings Sites Then and Now

Viewing these images side by side is a moving reminder of the passage of time, as well as the bravery of the Allied forces.