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.

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.

Writer and correspondent Martha Gellhorn is shown in this undated photo.  (AP Photo)

Writer and correspondent Martha Gellhorn is shown in this undated photo. (AP Photo)

Martha Ellis Gellhorn (November 8, 1908 – February 15, 1998) was an American novelist, travel writer, and journalist, 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 committed suicide. The Martha Gellhorn Prize for Journalism

Martha Ellis Gellhorn (November 8, 1908 – February 15, 1998) was an American novelist, travel writer, and journalist, 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 committed suicide. The Martha Gellhorn Prize for Journalism

martha gellhorn , journalist, third wife of Hemingway, born in St.Louis

Martha Gellhorn’s article about Dachau in Collier’s Weekly (updated)

Robert Capa Life magazine 6th January 1941 Ernest Hemingway / Martha Gellhorn. This one is dedicated to Martha: The novelist takes a husband.

Robert Capa Life magazine 6th January 1941 Ernest Hemingway / Martha Gellhorn. This one is dedicated to Martha: The novelist takes a husband.

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