The second World War was also widely covered by journalists and war reporters from all countries. And, in this context, as in the resistance, many women distinguished themselves.
There were nearly 120 female war reporters accredited during the conflict. They came from all over the world: the Soviet Union, France, Greece, Finland, the Netherlands, Norway, the United States, and even South Africa.
Some of them even became real media stars. For example, Margaret Bourke-White, famous for her aviator jacket, and Lee Miller were two American photographers who covered the fighting in North Africa, Italy, France, and the Ardennes.
In 1944-45, from June to December, Martha Gellhorn, Ernest Hemingway, Iris Carpenter, and Lee Carson (nicknamed the prettiest girl in the Battle of the Bulge), sought information as close as possible to the conflict zones in Normandy, Hürtgenet, and the Ardennes.
In defiance of the conventions of the time, these female reporters imposed themselves in a world of men, encountering sexism while taking advantage of the opportunity offered by a more open American society.