The Hello Girls

Author: Elizabeth Cobbs
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674971477
Size: 57.27 MB
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In 1918 the U.S. Army Signal Corps sent 223 women to France to help win World War I. Elizabeth Cobbs reveals the challenges these patriotic young women faced in a war zone where male soldiers resented, wooed, mocked, saluted, and ultimately ...

The Hello Girls

Author: Elizabeth Cobbs
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674978544
Size: 78.96 MB
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In 1918 the U.S. Army Signal Corps sent 223 women to France to help win World War I. Elizabeth Cobbs reveals the challenges these patriotic young women faced in a war zone where male soldiers resented, wooed, mocked, saluted, and ultimately ...

American Women In World War I

Author: Lettie Gavin
Publisher: University Press of Colorado
ISBN: 1457109409
Size: 31.77 MB
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American Women in World War I captures the spirit of these determined patriots and their times for every reader and will be of special interest to military, women's, and social historians.

Soldier Girls

Author: Helen Thorpe
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1451668120
Size: 36.70 MB
Format: PDF
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What Thorpe accomplishes in Soldier Girls is something far greater than describing the experience of women in the military. The book is a solid chunk of American history...Thorpe triumphs” (The New York Times Book Review).

Mobilizing Minerva

Author: Kimberly Jensen
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
ISBN: 0252074963
Size: 22.51 MB
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The case for woman suffrage, economic equality, and citizenship in WWI

It S My Country Too

Author: Jerri Bell
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
ISBN: 161234934X
Size: 12.82 MB
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This inspiring anthology it the first to convey the noteworthy experiences and contributions of women in the American military in their own words-from the Revolutionary War to the present wars in the Middle East.

Band Of Sisters

Author: Kirsten A. Holmstedt
Publisher: Stackpole Books
ISBN: 9780811702676
Size: 11.54 MB
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Profiles twelve women soldiers who have served in the Iraq War, describing their experiences in the war, discussing the pressures of the job, and touching on the difficulties of being a woman in the military.

Torchbearers Of Democracy

Author: Chad L. Williams
Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Press
ISBN: 9780807899359
Size: 54.46 MB
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Chad L. Williams reveals the central role of African American soldiers in the global conflict and how they, along with race activists and ordinary citizens, committed to fighting for democracy at home and beyond.

All You Need Is Love

Author: Elizabeth COBBS HOFFMAN
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674029607
Size: 50.50 MB
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Traversing four decades and three continents, this story of the Peace Corps and the people and politics behind it is a fascinating look at American idealism at work amid the hard political realities of the second half of the twentieth ...

The Second Line Of Defense

Author: Lynn Dumenil
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781469631219
Size: 28.48 MB
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Telling the stories of a diverse group of women, including African Americans, dissidents, pacifists, reformers, and industrial workers, Dumenil analyzes both the roadblocks and opportunities they faced.