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Author: 
Nancy Caldwell Sorel
Reviewer: 
Francine J. D'Amico

D'Amico on Sorel, 'The Women Who Wrote the War'

Nancy Caldwell Sorel. The Women Who Wrote the War. New York: Arcade Publishing, 1999. xviii + 458 pp. $15.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-06-095839-8.

Reviewed by Francine J. D'Amico (Department of Political Science, The Maxwell School of Citizenship & Public Affairs, Syracuse University) Published on H-Minerva (July, 2002)

Author: 
Carol Hossner Bessey
Reviewer: 
Anne Angstadt

Angstadt on Bessey, 'The Battle of the WAC'

Carol Hossner Bessey. The Battle of the WAC. Ashton, Ida.: Carol Hossner Bessey, 1999. iii + 194 pp. $11.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-9670579-0-3.

Reviewed by Anne Angstadt (Independent Scholar) Published on H-Minerva (July, 2002)

A Memoir of the Women's Army Corps

A Memoir of the Women's Army Corps

Author: 
Claudia J. Kennedy, Malcolm McConnell
Reviewer: 
Halaevalu F. Helu

Helu on Kennedy and McConnell, 'Generally Speaking: A Memoir by the First Woman Promoted to Three-Star General in the United States Army'

Claudia J. Kennedy, Malcolm McConnell. Generally Speaking: A Memoir by the First Woman Promoted to Three-Star General in the United States Army. New York: Warner Books, 2001. x + 368 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-446-52793-4.

Reviewed by Halaevalu F. Helu (2nd Lieutenant, United States Army) Published on H-Minerva (July, 2002)

A Guide to Professional Leadership

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

Letters Home from a Stateside WAC, 1944-1945

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