7 Famous Female Warriors Who Took the Battlefield By Storm

What it really means to fight like a girl.

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Artemisia I of Caria

Greece, 5th century B.C.E.

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Tomoe Gozen

Japan, c. 1157 - c. 1247

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Julie d'Aubigny

France, c. 1673 - 1707

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Ching Shih

China, 1775 - 1844

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Lozen

Apache tribe, c. 1840 - 1889

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  • Photograph of the Apaches. Lozen is seated in the second row, the sixth person to the right. 

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Nancy Wake

New Zealand, 1912 - 2011

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Lyudmila Pavlichenko

Russia, 1916 - 1974

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