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Author: 
Reina Pennington
Reviewer: 
Kathryn Spurling

Spurling on Pennington, 'Wings, Women, and War: Soviet Airwomen in World War II Combat'


Reina Pennington. Wings, Women, and War: Soviet Airwomen in World War II Combat. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2001. xvi + 304 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7006-1145-4.

Reviewed by Kathryn Spurling (School of History, University College, University of New South Wales, Australian Defence Force Academy)
Published on H-Minerva (July, 2002)

A True Adventure

Author: 
Aileen Kilgore Henderson
Reviewer: 
David Rezelman

Rezelman on Henderson, 'Stateside Soldier: Life in the Women's Army Corps, 1944-1945'


Aileen Kilgore Henderson. Stateside Soldier: Life in the Women's Army Corps, 1944-1945. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2001. 252 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57003-396-4.

Reviewed by David Rezelman (History Department, Temple University )
Published on H-Minerva (July, 2002)

Letters Home from a Stateside WAC, 1944-1945

Author: 
Phillip Thomas Tucker
Reviewer: 
Sarah Janda

Janda on Tucker, 'Cathy Williams: From Slave to Female Buffalo Soldier'


Phillip Thomas Tucker. Cathy Williams: From Slave to Female Buffalo Soldier. Mechanicsburg: Stackpole Books, 2002. vii + 258 pp. $26.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8117-0340-6.

Reviewed by Sarah Janda (Department of History and Government, Cameron University)
Published on H-Minerva (May, 2002)

Mythologizing Cathy Williams

Mythologizing Cathy Williams

Author: 
Sayre P. Sheldon, ed.
Reviewer: 
Matthew J. Flynn

Flynn on Sheldon, 'Her War Story: Twentieth-Century Women Write About War'


Sayre P. Sheldon, ed. Her War Story: Twentieth-Century Women Write About War. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1999. 370 pp. $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8093-2246-6; $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8093-2245-9.

Reviewed by Matthew J. Flynn (San Diego State University)
Published on H-Minerva (April, 2002)

Omission and Inclusion

Omission and Inclusion

Author: 
Olga Gruhzit-Hoyt
Reviewer: 
Pat Jernigan

Jernigan on Gruhzit-Hoyt, 'A Time Remembered: American Women in the Vietnam War'


Olga Gruhzit-Hoyt. A Time Remembered: American Women in the Vietnam War. Novato, Calif.: Presidio Press, 1999. xi + 250 pp. $27.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-89141-669-2.

Reviewed by Pat Jernigan (Colonel, U.S. Army, Retired)
Published on H-Minerva (April, 2002)

A Difficult Read

A Difficult Read

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