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Amazons to fighter pilots : a biographical dictionary of military women

Author: Reina Pennington
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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With entries overviewing groups such as the Amazons, women in the Spanish Civil War, and Native American women and entries profiling over 300 women, tells their stories, focusing particularly on women who fought. With a focus on those who fought, this two-volume reference for scholars and general readers contains alphabetically arranged entries on some 300 military women from antiquity to the present. The entries  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Biography
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Amazons to fighter pilots.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2003
(OCoLC)607500337
Online version:
Amazons to fighter pilots.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2003
(OCoLC)609093650
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Reina Pennington
ISBN: 0313291977 9780313291975 0313327076 9780313327070 0313327084 9780313327087
OCLC Number: 51281184
Awards: Winner of Booklist Editors' Choice, 2003 New York Public Library Best of Reference, 2004 0 (United States)
Description: 2 volumes (lxviii, 760 pages) : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: V. 1. A-Q --
v. 2. R-Z.
Responsibility: Reina Pennington, editor ; Robin Higham, advisory editor ; foreword by Gerhard Weinberg.
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From antiquity to the present, thousands of women have served in the military as soldiers, sailors, physicians, and pilots, yet their stories have been hidden from history. This book tells their  Read more...

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