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Women heroes of the US Army : remarkable soldiers from the American Revolution to today

Author: Ann McCallum
Publisher: Chicago, Illinois : Chicago Review Press Incorporated, [2019]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"The story of women serving in the United States military begins before the founding of the country. Though early laws prohibited women from becoming soldiers, they still found ways to serve, even disguising themselves as men in order to participate in active battle. Women Heroes of the US Army chronicles the critical role women have played in strengthening the US Army from the birth of the nation to today. These  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
History
Juvenile works
Military history
Young adult nonfiction
Biography Juvenile literature
Juvenile literature
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
McCallum, Ann, 1965- author.
Women heroes of the US Army
Chicago, Illinois : Chicago Review Press Incorporated, [2019]
(DLC) 2019000664
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ann McCallum
ISBN: 9780914091240 0914091247
OCLC Number: 1061075700
Target Audience: Ages: 12+
Description: xiii, 221 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Time line of major US military operations --
Margaret Cochran Corbin : ready, aim! --
Sarah Rosetta Wakeman : a private volunteer --
Cathay Williams : buffalo woman --
Grace Banker : number, please --
Oveta Culp Hobby : the little colonel --
Charity Adams Earley : letters from home --
Margaret KC Yang : pearl of O'ahu --
Elizabeth P. Hoisington : good old Army --
Celia Adolphi : farm girl to Major General --
Leann Swieczkowski : petite and powerful --
Mary Hostetler : citizen soldier-rock steady --
Stephanie Lincoln : pretty good at this army thing --
Leigh Ann Hester : Silver performer --
Deborah Kotulich : on the shoulders of giants.
Other Titles: Women heroes of the U.S. Army
Responsibility: Ann McCallum Staats.

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"The story of women serving in the United States military begins before the founding of the country. Though early laws prohibited women from becoming soldiers, they still found ways to serve, even disguising themselves as men in order to participate in active battle. Women Heroes of the US Army chronicles the critical role women have played in strengthening the US Army from the birth of the nation to today. These smart, brave, and determined women led the way for their sisters to enter, grow and prosper in the forces defending the United States. Through the profiles highlighting the achievements of these trailblazers throughout history, young women today can envision an equitable future"--

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