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American women in World War I : they also served

Author: Lettie Gavin
Publisher: Niwot, Colo. : University Press of Colorado, ©1997.
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American Women in World War I provides the first comprehensive overview of women's role in the World War I war effort. Through personal interview, and excerpts from diaries, letters, and memoirs, the author relates poignant stories of wartime experiences and provides a unique perspective on the progress of women in military service. Devoting one chapter to each of the nine areas of service, the author interweaves  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gavin, Lettie, 1922-
American women in World War I.
Niwot, Colo. : University Press of Colorado, c1997
(OCoLC)645845928
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lettie Gavin
ISBN: 087081432X 9780870814327
OCLC Number: 35270026
Description: xi, 295 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.
Contents: First women of the Navy --
Women Marines --
The Army nurse --
The Hello Girls of the Army Signal Corps --
Reconstruction aides --
Women of the YMCA --
The woman physician in the Great War --
Red Cross volunteers --
The Salvation Army.
Responsibility: Lettie Gavin.
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American Women in World War I provides the first comprehensive overview of women's role in the World War I war effort. Through personal interview, and excerpts from diaries, letters, and memoirs, the author relates poignant stories of wartime experiences and provides a unique perspective on the progress of women in military service. Devoting one chapter to each of the nine areas of service, the author interweaves richly detailed personal stories with historical photos and background to create a lively account that captures the heart and spirit of the times.

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