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'Lioness': Female Soldiers' First Forays into Combat

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'Lioness': Female Soldiers' First Forays into Combat

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A new documentary film called Lioness goes inside a unit of female soldiers and details the effects the Iraq war is having on them. Lioness co-director Daria Sommers, U.S. Army captain Anastasia Breslow, and U.S. Army sergeant Ranie Ruthig explain the realities of direct ground warfare for female soldiers in Iraq.

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