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Author: 
Kazimiera J. Cottam
Reviewer: 
Lance Janda

Janda on Cottam, 'Women in War and Resistance: Selected Biographies of Soviet Women Soldiers'


Kazimiera J. Cottam. Women in War and Resistance: Selected Biographies of Soviet Women Soldiers. Nepean, Canada: New Military Publishing, 1998. 451 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-9682702-2-6.

Reviewed by Lance Janda (Independent Researcher)
Published on H-Minerva (December, 2001)

Distaff Defense of the Eastern Front

Distaff Defense of the Eastern Front

Author: 
Margaret Randolph Higonnet, Jane Jenson, Sonya Michel, Margaret Collins Weitz, eds.
Reviewer: 
Anne Kelsch

Kelsch on Higonnet and Jenson and Michel and Weitz, 'Behind the Lines: Gender and the Two World Wars'


Margaret Randolph Higonnet, Jane Jenson, Sonya Michel, Margaret Collins Weitz, eds. Behind the Lines: Gender and the Two World Wars. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1987. 308 pp. $19.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-300-03687-9.

Reviewed by Anne Kelsch (Department of History, University of North Dakota)
Published on H-Minerva (November, 2001)

Author: 
Sharon Hanley Disher
Reviewer: 
Donna M. Dean

Dean on Disher, 'First Class: Women Join the Ranks at the Naval Academy'


Sharon Hanley Disher. First Class: Women Join the Ranks at the Naval Academy. Annapolis: Nafal Institute Press, 1998. 361 pp. No price listed (cloth), ISBN 978-1-55750-165-3.

Reviewed by Donna M. Dean (Independent Scholar)
Published on H-Minerva (November, 2001)

First Women At Annapolis

First Women At Annapolis

Author: 
Molly Merryman
Reviewer: 
Rhonda L. Smith

Smith on Merryman, 'Clipped Wings: The Rise and Fall of the Women Airforce Service Pilots of World War II'


Molly Merryman. Clipped Wings: The Rise and Fall of the Women Airforce Service Pilots of World War II. New York: New York University Press, 1997. 237 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8147-5567-9.

Reviewed by Rhonda L. Smith (Department of History, Eastern Kentucky University)
Published on H-Minerva (November, 2001)

Women Airforce Service Pilots and the Gender Issue

Women Airforce Service Pilots and the Gender Issue

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