Can you guess these famous female war correspondents?

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Female war correspondents have risked their lives to deliver news in conflict zones across the world.

Whether covering the war in Ukraine or being the first to report the outbreak of World War II, female war correspondents have created a lasting legacy.

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#1. As a 24-year-old reporter from Sydney, this Australian journalist bought a one-way ticket to Vietnam in 1967. She was taken prisoner by Vietnamese soldiers and held captive in the jungle for 23 days.

#2. This American journalist worked as a foreign affairs correspondent for the British newspaper the Sunday Times, and was killed while covering the Siege of Homs in Syria in 2012. Rosamund Pike starred as this journalist in the 2018 feature film A Private War.

#3. The first war correspondent to report the outbreak of World War II, this British journalist reported German forces on the Polish border.

#4. During her 60-year career, this American journalist covered virtually every major world conflict. She was also married to the famous author Ernest Hemingway.

#5. During the second World War, this American photographer and photojournalist worked as a war correspondent for Vogue, covering the London Blitz, the liberation of Paris, and concentration camps in Buchenwald and Dachau.

#6. A war correspondent for nearly three decades, this journalist has covered major conflicts from the Palestinian intifada, the Rwandan genocide, and the Arab Spring. Her war reporting has been featured in the Times, Vanity Fair, The Guardian and The New York Times.

#7. This British-Iranian journalist and television host is one of the leading war reports in the late 20th and 21st centuries. During the Persian Gulf War she became CNN’s on-the-spot reporter.

#8. The first female war correspondent in Belgium, this Australian journalist is best known for her writings and reporting during World War I.

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