Reviews

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: 
Sharon Hanley Disher
Reviewer: 
Donna M. Dean

Dean on Disher, 'First Class: Women Join the Ranks at the Naval Academy'


Sharon Hanley Disher. First Class: Women Join the Ranks at the Naval Academy. Annapolis: Nafal Institute Press, 1998. 361 pp. No price listed (cloth), ISBN 978-1-55750-165-3.

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

First Women At Annapolis

First Women At Annapolis

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

Author: 
Ann B. Carl
Reviewer: 
Regina Titunik

Titunik on Carl, 'A WASP among Eagles: A Woman Military Test Pilot in World War II'


Ann B. Carl. A WASP among Eagles: A Woman Military Test Pilot in World War II. Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1999. 132 pp. $19.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-56098-870-0.

Reviewed by Regina Titunik (Department of Political Science, University of Hawaii at Hilo)
Published on H-Minerva (November, 2001)

A Time to Remember

A Time to Remember

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?

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

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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