During World War I, Kirtland was based in France as a correspondent for Leslie's Illustrated Weekly. As an acknowledged journalist, she competed with her male counterparts, seeking out action. One of her stories covers battles near the Piave River in northern Italy with pictures of the Austrian trenches captured by the Italians.
Dickey Chapelle was an eminent war photographer of National Geographic magazine. Fond of travelling with troops, she was once imprisoned for more than seven weeks during the Hungarian Revolution of 1956. She was killed in Vietnam on November 4, 1965, when an explosive detonated and injured her fatally. She became the first American female reporter to be killed on the battlefield. (source: Wikipedia)
Adams served as a correspondent for Harper's Magazine in Europe during World War I. She was the only female correspondent permitted to visit the trenches.
First female war correspondent allowed to work in combat zones and first female photographer for Life magazine.