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They Also Served American Women in World War II

Gruhzit-Hoyt, Olga *Author SIGNED/INSCRIBED!*

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ISBN 10: 1559722800 / ISBN 13: 9781559722803
Published by Carol Publishing Group, New York, NY, 1995
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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(full book description) Carol Publishing Group, New York, NY, 1995. 1st Edition 1st Printing, Fine/Fine, Hard Cover, w/Dust Jacket. Size=6.5"x9.5", 279pgs(Index). B/W Text Photos. SIGNED, INSCRIBED & dated by Author on front endpaper. Clean, bright and tight. No ink names, tears, chips, foxing, etc. Price unclipped. ISBN 1559722800 20% OFF our regular catalogue price. SELLING WORLDWIDE since 1987. 99% OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED IN CUSTOM BOXES, WE ALWAYS PACK WITH GREAT CARE!. Bookseller Inventory # CONROY235276I

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Title: They Also Served American Women in World War...

Publisher: Carol Publishing Group, New York, NY

Publication Date: 1995

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: B/W Text Photos

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: As New

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: First Edition.

Book Type: Book

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WASPs, WACs, WAVEs, Marines, Army and Navy nurses, cooks, clerks, OSS intelligence gatherers, and other service women--forty in all--offer intimate, first-hand accounts of their rigorous experiences overseas and the mistreatment they sometimes faced.

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Thousands of American women joined military and civilian agencies to serve their country during WWII. Some worked under dangerous conditions, but most held routine jobs such as office worker and truck driver. Gruhzit-Hoyt (Censorship in America) presents the stories of women who saw duty with the Army Nurse Corps, Women's Army Corps, Navy WAVES, Marine Corps Women's Reserves, Coast Guard SPARS, etc. Among them are Reba Whittle, the only American nurse captured and imprisoned by the Germans during the war; Alice Nielstockel, who ran a Red Cross club-mobile that followed U.S. troops as they fought their way across Europe; and Charity Adams, one of the first black women accepted for the first officer-candidate class at the first WAC training center (at Fort Des Moines, Iowa). These profiles don't go deep but reveal the immensely supportive roles women played in the war.
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