Many of the women in this unit were sent to the Egyptian front during the war.
The text on the back of this photograph: “A hospital visiting committee sets out to bring Passover food packages to patients at a military hospital near Denver, Colo.
This image was submitted by Fayga Marks herself, a woman who defied cultural norms within her community in order to fight for her country.
It is known as a special place to pray for marriage, for children, and more.
Jewish women in the Palestine Auxiliary Territorial Service of the British Army learn how to use gas masks, Oct. Many of them were in service on the Egyptian front.
" data-medium-file=" data-large-file=" class="aligncenter size-medium wp-image-2755" src=" alt="ap4210140931" width="570" height="379" srcset=" sizes="(max-width: 570px) 100vw, 570px" This fascinating photo is of women in the, “Palestine Auxiliary Territorial Service” in the British Army.
The woman, Ynet Nili, was later interviewed about this photograph.
Here’s what she had to say: “You see me in the photograph, one against many, but that is only an illusion – behind the many stands one man – (Prime Minister Ehud) Olmert, but behind me stand the Lord and the people of Israel.” These sisters, 86 and 83, are shown in this image looking at each other’s Holocaust number tattoos.