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American Women In World War I.

By: Gavin, Lettie.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Sebastopol : University Press of Colorado, 2011Edition: 1.Description: 1 online resource (553 p.).ISBN: 9781457109409.Subject(s): Women -- United States -- History -- 20th century | World War, 1914-1918 -- Women -- United States | World War, 1914-1918Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: American Women In World War IDDC classification: 940.4/0082 | 940.40082 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Map; 1 The First Women of the Navy; Notes; 2 Women Marines; Notes; 3 The Army Nurse; Notes; 4 The Hello Girls of the Army Signal Corps; Notes; 5 Reconstruction Aides; Notes; 6 The Women of the YMCA; Notes; 7 The Woman Physician in the Great War; Notes; 8 Red Cross Volunteers; Notes; 9 The Salvation Army; Notes; Appendix A Chemical Warfare and Shell Shock; Poison Gas; Shell Shock; Notes; Appendix B For the Record; Index
Summary: 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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Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Map; 1 The First Women of the Navy; Notes; 2 Women Marines; Notes; 3 The Army Nurse; Notes; 4 The Hello Girls of the Army Signal Corps; Notes; 5 Reconstruction Aides; Notes; 6 The Women of the YMCA; Notes; 7 The Woman Physician in the Great War; Notes; 8 Red Cross Volunteers; Notes; 9 The Salvation Army; Notes; Appendix A Chemical Warfare and Shell Shock; Poison Gas; Shell Shock; Notes; Appendix B For the Record; Index

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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