Image On 2nd March 1983, Marianne Bachmeier was sentenced to 6 years in prison for shooting Klaus Grabowski seven times inside a courtroom. Klaus was a 35 year old regular sex offender who had abducted and killed Anna, her 7 year old daughter in 1980.
Image During the 1612 trial of her rapist, Italian painter Artemisia Gentileschi was called a whore and tortured in court to determine whether or not she was telling the truth. Even though she stood her ground, the court set the rapist free thanks to the Pope himself. NSFW
Image Mariya Oktyabrskaya sold everything she had to buy a tank and kill Nazis after they killed her husband. She was trained to drive and fix a T-34 medium tank, which she named "Fighting Girlfriend" and was promoted to Sergeant before dying of wounds in battle.