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Recent Content

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?

Author: 
Michele J Nacy
Reviewer: 
Sarah Eppler Janda

Janda on Nacy, 'Members of the Regiment: Army Officers' Wives on the Western Frontier, 1865-1890'

Michele J Nacy. Members of the Regiment: Army Officers' Wives on the Western Frontier, 1865-1890. Contributions in American History. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2000. ix + 128 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-313-30998-4.

Reviewed by Sarah Eppler Janda (Department of History, University of Oklahoma) Published on H-Minerva (August, 2001)

One Sphere, One Army

One Sphere, One Army

Author: 
Joanna Bourke
Reviewer: 
Regina Titunik

Titunik on Bourke, 'An Intimate History of Killing: Face-to-Face Killing in 20th-Century Warfare' and Joanna Bourke, 'An Intimate History of Killing: Face-to-Face Killing in 20th Century Warfare'

Joanna Bourke. An Intimate History of Killing: Face-to-Face Killing in 20th-Century Warfare. London and New York: Granta Press, 1999. vii + 564pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-86207-214-5; $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-465-00738-7.Joanna Bourke. An Intimate History of Killing: Face-to-Face Killing in 20th Century Warfare. New York: Basic Books, 1999. xiii + 511 pp.

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