Reviews

Author: 
Lois K. Merry
Reviewer: 
Therese Strohmer

Strohmer on Merry, 'Women Military Pilots of World War II: A History with Biographies of American, British, Russian, and German Aviators'


Lois K. Merry. Women Military Pilots of World War II: A History with Biographies of American, British, Russian, and German Aviators. Jefferson: Mcfarland, 2010. 220 pp. $35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7864-4441-0.

Reviewed by Therese Strohmer
Published on H-Minerva (February, 2011)
Commissioned by Heather M. Stur

Author: 
Mollie Weinstein Schaffer
Reviewer: 
Lia Winfield

Winfield on Schaffer, 'Mollie's War: The Letters of a World War II WAC in Europe'


Mollie Weinstein Schaffer. Mollie's War: The Letters of a World War II WAC in Europe. Edited by Cyndee Schaffer. Jefferson: McFarland, 2010. x + 281 pp. $35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7864-4791-6.

Reviewed by Lia Winfield
Published on H-Minerva (December, 2010)
Commissioned by Heather M. Stur

GI Jane: Both Here and Abroad

Author: 
Peter Rees
Reviewer: 
Katherine Burger Johnson

Johnson on Rees, 'Other Anzacs: Nurses at War 1914-1918'


Peter Rees. Other Anzacs: Nurses at War 1914-1918. Sydney: Allen and Unwin, 2008. Illustrations. xviii + 363 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-74175-549-7.

Reviewed by Katherine Burger Johnson (University of Louisville)
Published on H-Minerva (November, 2010)
Commissioned by Heather M. Stur

Nurses from Down Under go to the Front in World War I

Author: 
Christine E. Hallett
Reviewer: 
Charissa Threat

Threat on Hallett, 'Containing Trauma: Nursing Work in the First World War'


Christine E. Hallett. Containing Trauma: Nursing Work in the First World War. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2009. xvii + 259 pp. $89.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7190-7958-0.

Reviewed by Charissa Threat (Northeastern University)
Published on H-Minerva (September, 2010)
Commissioned by Heather M. Stur

Author: 
Nadera Shalhoub-Kevorkian
Reviewer: 
Stephanie Chaban

Chaban on Shalhoub-Kevorkian, 'Militarization and Violence against Women in Conflict Zones in the Middle East: A Palestinian Case-Study'


Nadera Shalhoub-Kevorkian. Militarization and Violence against Women in Conflict Zones in the Middle East: A Palestinian Case-Study. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009. xiv + 231 pp. $108.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-88222-4; $39.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-521-70879-1.

Reviewed by Stephanie Chaban
Published on H-Minerva (July, 2010)
Commissioned by Heather M. Stur

Author: 
James H. Madison
Reviewer: 
Joan E. Denman

Denman on Madison, 'Slinging Doughnuts for the Boys: An American Woman in World War II'


James H. Madison. Slinging Doughnuts for the Boys: An American Woman in World War II. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2007. xviii + 300 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-253-35047-3.

Reviewed by Joan E. Denman (Institute on World War II & the Human Experience)
Published on H-Minerva (March, 2010)
Commissioned by Kara Dixon Vuic

Author: 
John A. Lynn II
Reviewer: 
Eugenia Kiesling

Kiesling on Lynn II, 'Women, Armies, and Warfare in Early Modern Europe'


John A. Lynn II. Women, Armies, and Warfare in Early Modern Europe. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008. XII, 239 S. $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-89765-5; $24.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-521-72237-7.

Reviewed by Eugenia Kiesling (U.S. Military Academy)
Published on H-Minerva (February, 2010)
Commissioned by Kara Dixon Vuic

Author: 
Kara Dixon Vuic
Reviewer: 
Tanya L. Roth

Roth on Vuic, 'Officer, Nurse, Woman: The Army Nurse Corps in the Vietnam War'


Kara Dixon Vuic. Officer, Nurse, Woman: The Army Nurse Corps in the Vietnam War. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2010. xii + 271 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8018-9391-9.

Reviewed by Tanya L. Roth (Washington University in St. Louis)
Published on H-Minerva (February, 2010)
Commissioned by Heather M. Stur

Author: 
Hilary Kaiser
Reviewer: 
Kirstin Steele

Steele on Kaiser, 'French War Brides in America: An Oral History'


Hilary Kaiser. French War Brides in America: An Oral History. Westport: Praeger, 2008. Illustrations. lii + 177 pp. $44.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-275-99398-6.

Reviewed by Kirstin Steele (The Citadel)
Published on H-Minerva (December, 2009)
Commissioned by Kara Dixon Vuic

Wives across the Pond

Author: 
Marina Larsson
Reviewer: 
Sandra Dawson

Dawson on Larsson, 'Shattered Anzacs: Living with the Scars of War'


Marina Larsson. Shattered Anzacs: Living with the Scars of War. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2009. 320 pp. $35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-921410-55-0.

Reviewed by Sandra Dawson (northern Illinois Univ.)
Published on H-Minerva (December, 2009)
Commissioned by Kara Dixon Vuic

Public Commemoration, Private Pain: Families and Wounded Warriors 

Author: 
Mary Hershberger
Reviewer: 
Tanya L. Roth

Roth on Hershberger, 'Jane Fonda's War: A Political Biography of an Antiwar Icon'


Mary Hershberger. Jane Fonda's War: A Political Biography of an Antiwar Icon. New York: New Press, 2005. 256 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-56584-988-4.

Reviewed by Tanya L. Roth (Washington University in St. Louis)
Published on H-Minerva (December, 2009)
Commissioned by Kara Dixon Vuic

Undermining the Myth of Jane Fonda as Un-American Activist

Author: 
Richard Vinen
Reviewer: 
Jennifer Duncan

Duncan on Vinen, 'The Unfree French: Life under the Occupation'


Richard Vinen. The Unfree French: Life under the Occupation. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2006. 496 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-12132-2.

Reviewed by Jennifer Duncan (Montana State University Billings)
Published on H-Minerva (December, 2009)
Commissioned by Kara Dixon Vuic

Author: 
Jane Mersky Leder
Reviewer: 
Donna Knaff

Knaff on Leder, 'Thanks for the Memories: Love, Sex, and World War II'


Jane Mersky Leder. Thanks for the Memories: Love, Sex, and World War II. Portsmouth: Greenwood Publishing Group, 2006. 240 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-275-98879-1.

Reviewed by Donna Knaff (University of New Mexico)
Published on H-Minerva (June, 2009)
Commissioned by Kara Dixon Vuic

Some Love, Some Sex: A Sampling of Cultural History of WWII

Author: 
Kimberly Jensen
Reviewer: 
Heather M. Stur

Stur on Jensen, 'Mobilizing Minerva: American Women in the First World War'


Kimberly Jensen. Mobilizing Minerva: American Women in the First World War. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2008. xvii + 244 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-03237-0; $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-07496-7.

Reviewed by Heather M. Stur (University of Southern Mississippi)
Published on H-Minerva (April, 2009)
Commissioned by Kara Dixon Vuic

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