Tuesday 22 August 2023


1937 Portrait of only surviving female warriors, who had fought against the French in 1895, Abomey, Dahomey Kingdom, Benin Republic.

The Dahomey Amazons are the only documented all female official frontline combat arm military unit in modern history.

They were a sub-saharan band of female terminators who left the European colonizers shaking in their boots.

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