La única mujer holandesa que participó en la guerra civil española, Fanny Schoonheyt, era conocida como "La Reina de la Ametralladora", fue instructora de su uso, foto tomada en agosto de 1936 en el frente aragonés
Neus Catalá, anti-fascist fighter and member of the PSUC (Unified Socialist Party of Catalonia) in her youth as well as the only living Spanish survivor of Ravensbrück. During the Second World War, thousands of women were imprisoned for political reasons or for refusing to comply with the Nazi judgments in the Ravensbrück concentration camp, a facility for women only located in north-eastern Germany.
Spain - 1939. - GC - Barcelona - Watching an air battle over the city, which was being bombed heavily by fascist planes, as General Franco's fascist troops rapidly approached. By Robert Capa, (January 1939)
And it was the artists and writers F. Garcia Lorca, Pablo Neruda, Paul Robeson, Langston Hughes, Dorothy Parker, Martha Gelhorn, Ernest Hemingway, Ring Lardner, Jr, George Orwell, Joan Miro, and Pablo Picasso, and many others, who brought international attention to the dire situation in Spain in the mid 1930s, when war broke out against the freely elected progressive government.
Pasiones Songs of Spanish Civil War, 14! - Jamie O'Reilly