Martha Gellhorn, war correspondent and the one woman to divorce 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.

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.

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

I have no intention of being a footnote in someone else's life. Martha Gellhorn on Hemingway.

Ernest Hemingway & Martha Gellhorn - photo by Robert Capa

© Robert Capa, Ernest Hemingway in Hospital After a Party, London © Robert Capa,

EH999N   c. 1940 Portrait photo of Martha Gellhorn at the Finca Vigia, c. 1940.  Photograph in the Ernest Hemingway Collection of the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston.  Scanned from original 2.5" x 2.25" nitrate negative by LAA DAMS 2B

1940 Portrait photo of Martha Gellhorn at the Finca Vigia, c. Photograph in the Ernest Hemingway Collection of the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston. Scanned from original x nitrate negative by LAA DAMS

Martha Gellhorn was a novelist, travel writer and journalist, and she was considered one of the greatest war correspondents of the 20th century. Additionally, as the third wife of Hemingway, she was the only woman to ever leave him. When asked about their relationship, she replied:    Why should I be a footnote to someone else’s life?

Martha Gellhorn "Travels with Myself and Another: A Memoir" - What a fascinating life this woman had!

Martha Gellhorn, my inspiration.

(Martha Gellhorn) -- The flâneur – the keen-eyed stroller who chronicles the minutiae of city life – has long been seen as a man’s role. From Virginia Woolf to Martha Gellhorn, it’s time we recognised the vital, transgressive work of the flâneuse

Martha Gellhorn covered the liberation of Dachau Concentration Camp

Martha Gellhorn covered the liberation of Dachau Concentration Camp

Martha Ellis Gellhorn (November 8, 1908 – February 15, 1998) was an American novelist, travel writer, and journalist. She is considered to be one of the greatest war correspondents of the 20th century

Martha Ellis Gellhorn (November 1908 – February was an American novelist, travel writer, and journalist. She is considered to be one of the greatest war correspondents of the century

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