Martha Gellhorn — American Journalist born on November 08, 1908, died on February 15, 1998

Martha Ellis Gellhorn was an American novelist, travel writer, and journalist, who is now considered one of the greatest war correspondents of the 20th century. She reported on virtually every major world conflict that took place during her 60-year career. Gellhorn was also the third wife of American novelist Ernest Hemingway, from 1940 to 1945. At the age of 89, ill and almost completely blind, she died in 1998 of an apparent suicide. The Martha Gellhorn Prize for Journalism is named after her... (wikipedia)

It would be a bitter cosmic joke if we destroy ourselves due to atrophy of the imagination.
Citizenship is a tough occupation which obliges the citizen to make his own informed opinion and stand by it.
I found out about the Spanish war because I was in Germany when it began.
Why do people talk of the horrors of old age? It's great. I feel like a fine old car with the parts gradually wearing out, but I'm not complaining,... Those who find growing old terrible are people who haven't done what they wanted with their lives.
The road passed through a curtain of pine forest and came out on a flat, rolling snow field. In this field the sprawled or bunched bodies of Germans lay thick, like some dark shapeless vegetable.

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