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Coming out under fire : the history of gay men and women in World War II

Author: Allan Bérubé; John D'Emilio; Estelle B Freedman
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : English : 20th anniversary edView all editions and formats
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During World War II, as the United States called on its citizens to serve in unprecedented numbers, the presence of gay Americans in the armed forces increasingly conflicted with the expanding antihomosexual policies and procedures of the military. InComing Out Under Fire, Allan Beacute;rubeacute; examines in depth and detail these social and political confrontations-not as a story of how the military victimized  Read more...
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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Allan Bérubé; John D'Emilio; Estelle B Freedman
ISBN: 080787177X 9780807871775
OCLC Number: 667230935
Notes: "Lambda Literary Award for gay men's nonfiction"--P. [4] of cover.
"Published by arrangements with the Free Press, a Division of Simon & Schouster, Inc."--T.p. verso.
Description: xix, 377 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: "Why we fight" --
Getting in --
Fitting in --
GI drag : a gay refuge --
"The gang's all here" : the gay life and vice control --
The fight for reform --
Pioneer experts : psychiatrists discover the gay GI --
Comrades in arms --
Fighting another war --
Rights, justice, and a new minority --
The legacy of the war.
Other Titles: History of gay men and women in World War II
History of gay men and women in World War Two
Gay men and women in World War II
Gay men and women in World War Two
Responsibility: Allan Bérubé ; with a new foreword by John D'Emilio & Estelle B. Freedman.

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A fascinating, poignant and infuriating document that affords legions of American veterans their first authentic homecoming. Allan Berube deserves a medal.--Armistead Maupin, author of "Tales of the Read more...

 
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