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Modern Russia's Joans of Arc. All Classes Are Represented in the Regiment of Women, "From the Colonel's Lady to Judy O'Grady"

��Amazons of the Battalion of Death re- ceiving caps. Each girl carries potas- sium cyanide which she will take at the last moment rather than be captured

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Like their brothers, hi arms Russian girl soldiers must have mascots. Short hair and masculine clothes can't eliminate a feminine fond- ness for cats and birds

��Women warriors learning the business of warfare under drill-master's; from the Guards. Their stoic bravery under fire is one of the wonders of the war


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