Ecaterina Teodoroiu, Romanian woman who fought and died in WWI. She joined the Romanian Army as a nurse but later decided to become a front-line soldier. Being a women, she was sent to the front rather reluctantly. However, soon she proved her worthiness as a symbol and as a soldier. She was taken prisoner, escaped, was wounded and hospitalized, but returned to the front. She was decorated for bravery and given the command of a 25-man platoon. She was killed in the battle of Marasesti.