American Women in World War I

American Women in World War I

They Also Served

Book - 1997
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Interweaving personal stories with historical photos and background, this lively account documents the history of the more than 40,000 women who served in relief and military duty during World War I. Through personal interviews and excerpts from diaries, letters, and memoirs, Lettie Gavin relates poignant stories of women's wartime experiences and provides a unique perspective on their progress in military service. American Women in World War I captures the spirit of these determined patriots and their times for every reader and will be of special interest to military, women's, and social historians.

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Recounts the role of US women in military and relief efforts at home and abroad while the men were fighting to end war. Drawing heavily from interviews, diaries, letters, and memoirs, describes service in the Navy, Marines, Signal Corp, Red Cross, Salvation Army, YMCA; and as Army Nurses, reconstruction aides, and physicians. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Publisher: Niwot, Colo. : Univesity Press of Colorado, c1997.
ISBN: 9780870814327
Branch Call Number: 940.40082 GAV
Characteristics: xi, 295 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.


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