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Women heroes of World War I : 16 remarkable resisters, soldiers, spies, and medics

Author: Kathryn J Atwood
Publisher: Chicago, Illinois : Chicago Review Press, Incorporated, 2016. ©2016
Series: Women of action (Chicago, Ill.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First paperback editionView all editions and formats
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A commemoration of brave yet largely forgotten women who served in World War I.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kathryn J Atwood
ISBN: 1613735952 9781613735954
OCLC Number: 925498810
Description: ix, 246 pages : illustrations, map ; 22 cm.
Contents: Resisters and spies. Edith Cavell: "Patriotism is not enough" --
Louis Thuliez: "Because I am a Frenchwoman" --
Emilienne Moreau: the teen who became a national symbol --
Gabrielle Petit: feisty patriot --
Marthe Cnockaert: nurse for the Germans, spy for the Belgians --
Louise de Bettignies: intelligence organizer extraordinaire --
Medical personnel. Elsie Inglis: surgeon and hospital founder --
Olive King: adventurous ambulance driver --
Helena Gleichen: x-ray expert on the Italian front --
Shirley Millard: nurse armed with enthusiasm --
Soldiers. Maria Bochkareva: women's battalion of death --
Flora Sandes: "Remember you're a soldier" --
Marina Yurlova: "I'm a Cossack!" --
Ecaterina Teodoroiu: lieutenant girl --
Journalists. Mary Roberts Rinehart: mystery writer on the Western Front --
Madeleine Zabriskie Doty: "Germany is no place for a woman."
Series Title: Women of action (Chicago, Ill.)
Responsibility: Kathryn J. Atwood.

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A commemoration of brave yet largely forgotten women who served in World War I.

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