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Published by Univesity Press of Colorado in Niwot, Colo .
Written in English

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Places:

  • United States.,
  • United States

Subjects:

  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Women -- United States.,
  • Women -- United States -- History -- 20th century.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementLettie Gavin.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsD639.W7 G38 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 295 p. :
Number of Pages295
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL999610M
ISBN 10087081432X
LC Control Number96038466

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Here in the centenary of the First World War the contributions made by American women are largely overlooked, when the reality is that women played a crucial and defining role in America’s victory. Without the efforts of women, tens of thousands of men, needed at the front, would have been tied to jobs in agriculture, industry, and homefront. They based their first joint book, Sound Off! American Military Women Speak Out, on interviews with servicewomen, revising it in to include participants in Desert Storm. For Into the Breach: American Women Overseas in World War I, they uncovered many first-person accounts by these women. Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: World War, -- Women -- United States. Women -- United States -- History -- 20th century. Women. View all subjects; More like this: Similar Items. AMERICAN WOMEN AND THE WORLD WAR. BY. IDA CLYDE CLARKE. AUTHOR OF "RECORD NO. 33" D. APPLETON AND COMPANY NEW YORK LONDON A poor Scandinavian woman in Iowa cheerfully signed a food pledge card, believing it meant that the Government agents would confiscate her canned fruits and vegetables, and asking only for more time so that she could get more done for her .