They fought for the Motherland : Russia's women soldiers in World War I and the Revolution / Laurie S. Stoff.
By: Stoff, Laurie.Material type: TextSeries: Modern war studies: Publisher: Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, c2006Description: x, 294 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0700614850 (cloth : alk. paper); 9780700614851 (cloth : alk. paper).Subject(s): Women soldiers -- Russia -- History -- 20th century | Women soldiers -- Soviet Union -- History | World War, 1914-1918 -- Russia -- Participation, Female | Russia -- History -- February Revolution, 1917 -- Participation, Female | Soviet Union -- History -- Revolution, 1917-1921 -- Participation, FemaleAdditional physical formats: Online version:: They fought for the Motherland.DDC classification: 940.4/1247082
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Includes bibliographical references (p. -283) and index.
The Russian context -- Individual women soldiers, 1914-1917 -- Russia's first all-female combat unit -- The women's military movement -- The official women's combat units -- The fate of the movement -- Imaging the woman soldier -- Conclusions.
Women have participated in war throughout history, but their experience in Russia during the First World War was truly exceptional. Between the war's beginning and the October Revolution of 1917, approximately 6,000 women answered their country's call.