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When Women Took Up Arms to Fight in Mexico's Revolution

When Women Took Up Arms to Fight in Mexico’s Revolution

Las soldaderas took on a range of roles from providing domestic support to dressing as men and leading troops into combat. A group of rebel women and girls wearing traditional dress practice their shooting skills for the Mexican Revolution in 1911. The Mexican Revolution rose out of a struggle […]


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This article was written by Ian Hayden Parker, Oaxaca Life staff writer, the leading source for English news in Oaxaca, Mexico.

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