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Recent Content

Author: 
Donna M. Dean
Reviewer: 
Amy Efaw

Efaw on Dean, 'Deep Six: A Novel of Life, Death, Deception, and Betrayal'

Donna M. Dean. Deep Six: A Novel of Life, Death, Deception, and Betrayal. Palo Alto: Palo Alto Press, 2001. 208 pp. $14.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-889901-19-0.

Reviewed by Amy Efaw (Independent Scholar) Published on H-Minerva (March, 2002)

Great Characters, Weak Story

Great Characters, Weak Story

Author: 
Deborah Montgomerie
Reviewer: 
Kathryn Spurling

Spurling on Montgomerie, 'The Women's War: New Zealand Women 1939-45'

Deborah Montgomerie. The Women's War: New Zealand Women 1939-45. Auckland, New Zealand: Auckland University Press, 2001. 200 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-86940-244-0.

Reviewed by Kathryn Spurling (School of History, University College (UNSW), Australian Defence Force Academy, Canberra, Australia) Published on H-Minerva (December, 2001)

Author: 
Kazimiera J. Cottam, ed.
Reviewer: 
Lance Janda

Janda on Cottam, 'Women In Air War: The Eastern Front of World War II'

Kazimiera J. Cottam, ed. Women In Air War: The Eastern Front of World War II. Nepean, Canada: New Military Publishing, 1997. 313 pp. $20.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-9682702-1-9.

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

Her Weapon Was an Aircraft

Her Weapon Was an Aircraft

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: 
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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