During World War II, for the first time, a number of women journalists filed reports from the front.
Ann Stringer even managed a scoop, as the first to report the historic joining of Russian and U.S. forces in 1945.
Margaret Bourke-White took her camera on a bombing mission and with American troops first venturing into Germany. She also helped publicize the horrors of the concentration camps with her photographs taken when the inmates were first released.
In 1934 foreign correspondent Dorothy Thompson was considered such a threat that she was thrown out of Germany for her anti-Nazi columns.