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The ferocious journalist who gave as good she got: How Martha Gellhorn was Hemingway's toughest contender

Martha Gellhorn (with Ernest Hemingway)


Martha Gellhorn--fine war correspondent and one of Ernest Hemingway's wives. She is the only woman to have divorced him, instead of his usual pattern of divorcing them.


Martha Gellhorn covered every major conflict from the Spanish Civil War through Vietnam, but her reputation as a journalist was sometimes overshadowed by her marriage to one of the great American writers, Ernest Hemingway.


Ernest Hemingway and Martha Gellhorn

I have no intention of being a footnote in someone else's life. martha gellhorn on hemingway

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Martha Gellhorn


Martha Gellhorn with Hemingway


Martha Ellis Gellhorn (8 November 1908 – 15 February 1998) was an American novelist, travel writer and journalist, considered by The London Daily Telegraph, among others, to be one of the greatest war correspondents of the 20th century.


Ernest Hemingway and Martha Gellhorn on a Shooting Expedition, 1940

Hemingway, Gellhorn