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STG ~ Women Warriors

Dan met with Dr Julie Wheelwright, historian and author of Sisters in Arms about women on the battlefield. They talk about women like Maria Bochkareva, a private in the Tsar’s army and leader of the Women’s Battalion of Death in 1917; and Captain Flora Sandes, hero of the Serbian Army who toured Australia, thrilling her audiences with tales of bravery and patriotism. And of course, Dan's favourite, Hannah Snell, an 18th Century woman who enlisted and fought alongside unsuspecting men in India.

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