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Author: 
Lois Shawver
Reviewer: 
Miriam Ben-Shalom

Ben-Shalom on Shawver, 'And the Flag Was Still There: Straight People, Gay People, and Sexuality in the U.S. Military'


Lois Shawver. And the Flag Was Still There: Straight People, Gay People, and Sexuality in the U.S. Military. New York: Haworth Press, 1996. xiv + 262 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-56023-851-5; $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-56024-909-2.

Reviewed by Miriam Ben-Shalom (Independent Scholar)
Published on H-Minerva (April, 1998)

The Military and Sexuality

Author: 
Marion Stegeman Hodgson
Reviewer: 
Maura Phillips Mackowski

Mackowski on Hodgson, 'Winning My Wings: A Woman Airforce Service Pilot in World War II'


Marion Stegeman Hodgson. Winning My Wings: A Woman Airforce Service Pilot in World War II. Annapolis, Md.: Naval Institute Press, 1996. ix + 257 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-55750-364-0.

Reviewed by Maura Phillips Mackowski (Arizona State University)
Published on H-Minerva (April, 1998)

Flying Home: The WASP and the Postwar Return to Domesticity

Author: 
Mary Nash
Reviewer: 
Sharon Halevi

Halevi on Nash, 'Defying Male Civilization: Women in the Spanish Civil War'


Mary Nash. Defying Male Civilization: Women in the Spanish Civil War. Denver: Arden Press, 1995. xvi + 261 pp. $22.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-912869-16-2.

Reviewed by Sharon Halevi (University of Haifa, Israel)
Published on H-Minerva (March, 1998)

Plus Ca Change, Plus C'est La Meme Chose

Author: 
Molly Merryman
Reviewer: 
Reina Pennington

Pennington 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 Reina Pennington (Department of History, University of South Carolina)
Published on H-Minerva (February, 1998)

Author: 
John P. Dever, Maria C. Dever
Reviewer: 
Reina Pennington

Pennington on Dever and Dever, 'Women and the Military: Over 100 Notable Contributors, Historic to Contemporary'


John P. Dever, Maria C. Dever. Women and the Military: Over 100 Notable Contributors, Historic to Contemporary. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland, 1995. 163 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-89950-976-1.

Reviewed by Reina Pennington (University of South Carolina)
Published on H-Minerva (January, 1998)

Military Women: A Story Still Untold

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