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Author Bellafaire, Judith, 1954-

Title Women in the United States military : an annotated bibliography / Judith Bellafaire
Published New York : Routledge, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (vii, 152 pages)
Series Routledge research guides to American military studies
Routledge research guides to American military studies.
Contents Women in defense of the nation across the centuries -- Early patriots : military women from the American Revolution to the Civil War -- Women and the American Civil War : more than expected -- Women on the western frontier : few and far between -- Spanish American War nurses : proving themselves of value -- World War I : women volunteers establish parameters of service -- World War II women : bedpans, typewriters, and lipstick -- The Korean war : women serving under the protection of Uncle Sam -- The Vietnam War : the nurse heroine and her forgotten sister -- The all volunteer force through the 1980s : how many women is too many women? -- Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm and the 1990s -- The all volunteer force and the war on terror
Summary Women's participation in the U.S. Armed Forces has grown over time in response to the national need for their services. Throughout each era of American history, patriotic women volunteered to serve their country in a wide variety of official and unofficially sanctioned capacities. When there was a call to duty, the United States Armed Forces always relied upon women to be a part of the effort. This book provides information to enable students and scholars to understand the effect women have had on wars that have shaped the United States
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Women soldiers -- United States -- History -- Bibliography
Armed Forces -- Women.
Women soldiers.
United States -- Armed Forces -- Women -- History -- Bibliography
United States.
Genre/Form Bibliography.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0203835093