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Author: 
Grace Porter Miller
Reviewer: 
Donna M. Dean

Dean on Miller, 'Call of Duty: A Montana Girl in World War II'


Grace Porter Miller. Call of Duty: A Montana Girl in World War II. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1999. xix + 153 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8071-2343-0.

Reviewed by Donna M. Dean (PhD, independent scholar)
Published on H-Minerva (November, 2001)

WWII WAC In The European Theater

WWII WAC In The European Theater

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: 
Josette Dermody Wingo
Reviewer: 
Matthew J. Flynn

Flynn on Wingo, 'Mother Was a Gunner's Mate: World War II in the Waves'


Josette Dermody Wingo. Mother Was a Gunner's Mate: World War II in the Waves. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1994. vii + 234 pp. $15.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-55750-960-4.

Reviewed by Matthew J. Flynn (Ohio University)
Published on H-Minerva (October, 2001)

Author: 
Elizabeth D. Leonard
Reviewer: 
Jennifer Rebecca Harbour

Harbour on Leonard, 'All the Daring of the Soldier: Women of the Civil War Armies'


Elizabeth D. Leonard. All the Daring of the Soldier: Women of the Civil War Armies. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 1999. 368 pp. $27.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-14-029858-1.

Reviewed by Jennifer Rebecca Harbour (Department of History, University of Iowa)
Published on H-Minerva (October, 2001)

It's Our War, Too: Women as Soldiers and Spies

Author: 
Margaret C. Harrell
Reviewer: 
Donna M. Dean

Dean on Harrell, 'Invisible Women: Junior Enlisted Army Wives'


Margaret C. Harrell. Invisible Women: Junior Enlisted Army Wives. Santa Monica: Rand Corporation, 2000. 130 pp. $15.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8330-2880-8.

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

Is Anyone Listening?

Is Anyone Listening?

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