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15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
The Weak Gender / 'Silpnoji Lytis'

“Soldiers with long hair to the front,” shouted one of the unit commanders, motioning for the third of the group made up of women, to join the marching order at the front. Officers responded to the growing percentage of women, by introducing a new, tongue-in-cheek codeword.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2017
Date Uploaded: 11.2017
Photo Location: Lithuania
Camera: NIKON D7100
Copyright: © Ben Gerdziunas