Las Soldaderas

The Battlefield Heroines of the Mexican Revolution

Why Soldaderas  

"La Adelita"

Historical Context  

Roles of Las Soldaderas

Prominent Figures

Modern Day



Las Soldaderas were women "fighters" who made significant contributions to both the federal and rebel armies of the Mexican Revolution. Though few actually engaged in combat, their assistance to male soldiers in fighting the war were monumental. This website discusses in further detail the roles of Las Soldaderas; prominent female figures in the war; provides a historical context for the war effort; and discusses modern day ramifications of the efforts of Las Soldaderas.
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