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WHEN THE NATION WAS IN NEED: BLACKS IN THE WOMEN'S ARMY CORPS DURING WORLD WAR II

Putney, M. S.

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ISBN 10: 0810825317 / ISBN 13: 9780810825314
Published by The Scarecrow Press, 1992
Used Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Title: WHEN THE NATION WAS IN NEED: BLACKS IN THE ...

Publisher: The Scarecrow Press

Publication Date: 1992

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket

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Now in Paperback Some 6,500 black women volunteered to serve in the segregrated U.S. military during World War II. Data to tell the story of these women came from many sources, including archival records, manuscripts, documents, contemporary newspaper accounts and interviews, statements, and the personal files of those who served. With photographs, illustrations, tables, and a bibliography.

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Martha S. Putney (PhD, University of Pennsylvania), retired history professor, is the author of "Black Sailors: Afro-American Merchant Seamen and Whalemen Prior to the Civil War" and numerous articles on blacks in American history and society. She served as a commissioned officer in the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps/ Women's Army Corps from 1943 to 1946.

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