STORY OF THE FIRST RUSSIAN “FEMINISTS”: WOMEN OF THE “DEATH BATTALION” (1917)

On this month in history... July 1917 THE FIRST RUSSIAN "FEMINISTS" 100 years ago this month, 2,000 Russian women volunteered to fight for their country. 300 passed the basic training. On July 21, 1917, the 170 women under the command of Maria Bochkaryeva (right), repulsed 14 German attacks in 3 days on the territory of …