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In All Star Comics #5 (1941), Wonder Woman (WW) ascended during World War II, however, in Wonder Woman (2007), arguably one of the best superhero origin story films ever, was set during World War I and featured emotionally charged, inspirational fights against Germans at the Western Front. Void of inner demons and god complexes, WW believes in love, is empathetic and dedicates her powers toward the good of mankind. Though WW (aka Diana Prince), borne to Queen Hippolyta and taught to fight by her aunt Antiope, is a fictional character, the Amazons were real and lived on the Themyscira plain near the Terme river in what is now Northern Turkey.

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