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Title:
A defense weapon known to be of value : servicewomen of the Korean War era
Author:
Witt, Linda.
Publication Information:
Hanover : University Press of New England in association with the Military Women's Press of the Women in Military Service for America Memorial Foundation, [2005]

©2005
Physical Description:
xii, 320 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Women's place- and the servicewoman's place- in post-World War II America -- Servicewomen's integration: "prayerful assumption" versus "prevailing ambivalence" -- Recruiting and retaining "America's finest women" -- Fitting servicewomen in: finding "proper employment for sisters and girlfriends" -- A "woman imperative"? ; military necessity erodes old barriers -- "Needed in cadre"- providing support around the world -- Nurses in Korea- under fire and on the move -- Recurring issues relating to military women -- "the old dividing line".
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ISBN:
9781584654711

9781584654728
Format :
Book