Soldadera of the Mexican Revolution~ the Mexican Revolution was not fought by men alone. Many women took up arms and went to war as well. This was common in the rebel armies, especially among the soldiers fighting for Emiliano Zapata. These brave women were called "soldaderas" and had many duties besides fighting, including cooking meals and caring for the men while the armies were on the move. Sadly, the vital role of the soldaderas in the Revolution has often been overlooked.
Colonel Carmen Amelia Robles Avila, an Afro Mexican woman who was a leader in the Mexican Revolution. She fought alongside Emiliano Zapata. Legend has it that she participated in many battles and that she would shoot her pistol with her right hand and hold her cigar with her left. Although many knew she was a woman, people generally referred to her, in the masculine, as Amelio Robles.
Esta es La Adelita, la dama de la revolución. Ella estaba durante revolución Mexicana como la líder de las mujeres. Hoy en día, durante la celebración se visten las mujeres en trajes similares en honor de Adelita.
Mexican Revolution, We all living beings are made of the same energy and substance either matter or antimatter, therefore, we have to respect life in all its disguises starting with animals and environment, going organic and vegetarian is a priority, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Dammebleu