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Women go to war

Dolores R. Spratley

Women go to war

answering the first call in World War II

by Dolores R. Spratley

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Published by Hazelnut Publishing Co. in Columbus, OH .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Spratley, Dolores R., 1917-,
    • United States. Army. Women"s Army Auxiliary Corps -- Biography.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American.,
    • Women soldiers -- United States -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDolores R. Spratley.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD811 .S69 1992
      The Physical Object
      Pagination140 p. :
      Number of Pages140
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1312081M
      ISBN 10096328472X
      LC Control Number92183087

      'Women of Britain say ‘Go!’', a British recruitment poster. View images from this item (1) In World War One, posters were one of the most important means of spreading propaganda. Nations were personified by women, such as Britannia: epitomes of morality, virtue, innocence and justice. This appeal to Britain’s women by the Imperial.   This week marks a century since the outbreak of the first world war. Chosen from 1, years of English writing about war, poet and Oxford professor Jon Author: Jon Stallworthy.

      The Women Code Breakers Who Unmasked Soviet Spies At the height of the Cold War, America’s most secretive counterespionage effort set out to crack unbreakable ciphers. Popular notions of women during the Civil War center on self-sacrificing nurses, romantic spies, or brave ladies maintaining their home front in the absence of their men. This conventional picture of gender roles does not tell the entire story, however. Men were not the only ones to march off to war. Women bore arms and charged into battle, too.

        Should women be allowed to fight in wars? Why/why not? In ways which they’re generally able to successfully train for and maintain proficiency in, absolutely. There is a reason why the Department of Defense has prohibited women from certain milita.   A well written book, the insite of what women went through to help to do their bit for the war, an eye opener of how hard the service men and women worked to keep the everyday person safe,hard to put the book down, and sorry to see it end, will now be reading the individual books on each of the girls in this book, a must read, highly recommend/5(63).


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