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Author Bellafaire, Judith, 1954-

Title Women doctors in war / Judith Bellafaire and Mercedes Graf
Edition First edition
Published College Station : Texas A & M University Press, [2009]
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 255 pages) : illustrations
Series Williams-Ford Texas A & M University military history series ; no. 128
Williams-Ford Texas A&M University military history series ; no. 128
Contents Introduction -- Hen medics: women physicians in the Civil War and the Spanish-American War -- Necessity's handmaidens: the Army's women contract surgeons of World War I -- Finding a place in the sun: women Army doctors in World War II -- Join the Navy and see the world: women Navy doctors in World War II -- Out of place: women military doctors in Cold War America -- On the edge of equality: contemporary women military physicians -- Epilogue
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 233-243) and index
Subject Women and war -- United States -- History.
Women physicians -- United States -- History.
History, 19th Century.
History, 20th Century.
Military Medicine.
Physicians, Women.
United States -- Armed Forces -- Medical personnel -- History.
United States -- Armed Forces -- Women -- History.
United States.
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
Author Graf, Mercedes.
LC no. 2009018521
ISBN 1603445722 (electronic bk.)
9781603445726 (electronic bk.)
(cloth ; alk. paper)
(cloth ; alk. paper)