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Aleksievich, Svetlana. War's
Unwomanly Face. Moscow, Progress
Publishers, 1988. 247 p.
About Soviet women in World War II.
Book call no.: 940.5315 A366w
Divided Houses: Gender and the Civil
War, edited by Catherine Clinton
and Nina Silber. New York, Oxford University Press, 1992. 418
Women at War, pg. 97+ Women and Guerrilla Warfare, by Michael Fellman, pg. 147+
Book call no.: 305.3 D618
Jones, David E. Women
Warriors: A History. Washington,
DC, Brassey's, 1997. 279 p.
Book call no.: 355.0082 J76w
Mosher, Mary A. Army
Women in Combat: An Examination of Roles, Opportunities, Administration,
and Social Acceptability. 1993.
210 leaves. (D. P. A. thesis, University of Alabama)
Book call no.: 355.4082 M911a
Muir, Kate. Arms
and the Woman. London, Sinclair-Stevenson,
1992. 209 p.
Book call no.: 355.0082 M953a
United States. Congress. House. Committee on
Armed Services. Military Forces and Personnel Subcommittee. Assignment
of Army and Marine Corps Women under the New Definition of Ground
Support. Washington, DC, 1995.
107 p. (103rd Congress, 2nd session: hearing held October 6, 1994.)
Book call no.: 355.0082 U581a
United States. Congress. House. Committee on
Armed Services. Military Forces and Personnel Subcommittee. Women
in Combat. Washington, DC,
1994. 180 p. (Hearing, 103rd Congress, 1st session, May 12, 1993.)
Book call no.: 355.0082 U581w
United States. Congress. House. Committee on
Armed Services. Military Personnel and Compensation Subcommittee.
Gender Discrimination in the
Military. Washington, DC, GPO,
1992. 128 p. (Hearings, 102nd Congress, 2nd session, July 29-30,
Book call no.: 355.0082 U581g
United States. Presidential Commission on the
Assignment of Women in the Armed Forces. Women
in Combat: Report to the President, November 15, 1992.
Washington, DC, Brassey's, 1993. 1 vol. (various pagings). (AUSA
Institute of Land Warfare book)
Book call no.: 355.4082 U58w; also 355.0082 U58r
Weinstein, Laurie Lee. Wives
and Warriors: Women and the Military in the United States and
Canada. Westport, CT, Bergin
& Garvey, 1997. 252 p.
Women in Combat: the US Military and the Impact of the Persian Gulf War.
Behind the Front Lines: Feminist Battles over Women in Combat.
Book call no.: 355.0082 W834
Zimmerman, Jean. Tailspin:
Women at War in the Wake of Tailhook.
New York, Doubleday, 1995. 336 p.
Book call no.: 355.0082 Z72t
Alderman, Marc I. Women
in Direct Combat: What is the Price for Equality?.
Fort Leavenworth, KS, December 1992. 55 p. (U. S. Army Command
and General Staff College. Monograph.)
Doc. call no.: M-U 42022-2 A361w
Baxter, Dwayne F. Women
and Nontraditional Occupations in the Navy: A Study of Qualification
over Time. Monterey, CA, September
1993. 83 p. (Naval Postgraduate School. Thesis.)
Doc. call no.: M-U 42525 B355w
Brown, Nancy E. (CDR, USN). Women
in Combat in Tomorrow's Navy.
Carlisle Barracks, PA, April 1993. 29 p. (U.S. Army War College
Military Studies Program paper.)
Doc. call no.: M-U 39080-83 B8792w
Caldwell, John A. Jr. and Caldwell J. Lynn.
Female and Male Aviators are
Not Affected Differently by Sleep Deprivation and Continuous Task
Demands. Fort Rucker, AL, June
1996. 21 P. (USAARL report / U. S. Army Aeromedical Research Laboratory)
Doc. call no.: M-U 42959 no.96-28
Conference to Explore the Effects of Combat,
Trauma & Extreme Environments on Women's Health and Performance.
Gender, Stress and Coping in
the U. S. Military. Bethesda,
MD, Uniformed Services University of the Health Services, 1995-1996.
v.1: Trauma, stress & health: military women in combat, deployment & contingency operations.
Doc. call no.: M-U 42764-400 vols 1-4
Ernst, Robert W. and Gilbeau Robert J. Gender
Bias in the Navy. Monterey,
CA, June 1993. 118 p. ( Naval Postgraduate School (U.S.). Thesis.)
Study addresses the issues of sexual harassment, gender bias, and women in combat from a male perspective.
Doc. call no.: M-U 42525 E71g
Harrell, Margaret C. and Miller Laura L. New
Opportunities for Military Women: Effects Upon Readiness, Cohesion,
and Morale. Santa Monica, CA,
Rand, 1997. 172 p. (MR / Rand Corporation)
Assesses the performance of each military service in integrating women into previously closed military occupations, and the effects of this integration on defense readiness and morale.
Doc. call no.: M-U 30352-84 no. 896
Holt, James R. Jr. Ladies
Fix Bayonets: Impossible Policy Decision.
Maxwell AFB, AL, Air War College, April 1996. 27 leaves.
Doc. call no.: M-U 43117 H758L
Lossius, Robert L. A. Women
in Combat Arms: A Combat Multiplier?
Fort McNair, DC, April 1992. 26 p. (Industrial College of the
Armed Forces. ICAF Executive Research Project.)
Doc. call no.: M-U 42942-1 L881w
Mullins, Wendy Rae. (Maj, USA). Female
Combat Helicopter Pilot Selection Criteria.
Fort Leavenworth, KS, June 1993. 105 p. (U. S. Army Command and
General Staff College. Thesis.)
Doc. call no.: M-U 42022 M959f
Rowe, Elizabeth A. Enlisted
Women at Sea: A Quantitative Analysis.
Newport, RI, March 1994. 100 p. (Naval War College. Center for
Advanced Research. Paper.)
Includes discussion of sexual harassment and women in combat.
Doc. call no.: M-U 41662-6 R878e
Voge, Victoria M. and King Raymond E. Self-Reported
Aviation Concerns of Male and Female US Air Force and Army Rated
Aircrew. Brooks AFB, TX, Armstrong
Laboratory, Air Force Materiel Command, Feb 1996. 40 p. (AL/AO-TR
/ Armstrong Laboratory)
POW concerns, pp 16-17
Combat concerns, pp 17-18
Doc. call no.: M-U 43953-14 1996 no.0039
Woods, George J. Women
in the Infantry: The Effect on the Moral Domain.
Fort Leavenworth, KS, December 1992. 53 p. (U. S. Army Command
and General Staff College. Monograph.)
Doc. call no.: M-U 42022-2 W894w
Aspin, Les and Dorn Edwin. New Ground Combat
Rules for Women. Defense
Issues 9, no 1:1-6 '94.
Baldwin, Sherman. Creating the Ultimate
Meritocracy. U.S. Naval
Institute Proceedings 119:33-36 Jun '93.
Barry, M. S. Do We Really Want Equality
of Employment for Our Women in the Armed Services? Australian
Defence Force Journal No. 101:5-21 Jul-Aug '93.
Berens, Robert J. Is it Combat, or "Combat"?
Marine Corps Gazette 81:71-72
Argues that being in an active war theater and being involved in combat are not necessarily one and the same.
Bird, Julie. All Aircraft Opened to Female
Fliers. Air Force Times
53:3-4 May 10 '93.
Bird, Julie. Pioneers (as women enter combat
units, the Air Force makes major adjustments). Air
Force Times 54:12-14 Mar 21 '94.
Blazar, Ernest. Air Wing 11 Report Due Soon.
Navy Times 46:18 Mar 31 '97.
The Inspector General report is one of a series that have looked into the Navy's Carrier Air Wing 11 and its handling of the service's first female combat pilots.
Boussy, Laura J. No Women in Ground Combat.
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings
122:42-44 Nov '96.
Brennan, Terrence P. Putting Politics before
Military Readiness. Marine
Corps Gazette 78:52+ Dec '94.
Brower, J. Michael. The Mother of All Future
Debates: Women in Combat. Minerva:
Quarterly Report on Women and the Military 14:1-10 Fall-Winter
Brower, Michael. Undermining Old Taboos:
US, UK Studies Say Women Can Meet Physical Demands of Combat.
Armed Forces Journal International
133:13 May '96.
Brown, Patricia. Women in Combat: Change
the Paradigm First. Marine
Corps Gazette 77:37-38 Sep '93.
Buckley, James J. The Unit Cohesion Factor.
Marine Corps Gazette 81:66-70
Examines the question of whether the integration of females into groups of males will have an adverse effect on such cohesion.
Campbell, D'Ann. Women, Combat, and the
Gender Line. MHQ: The Quarterly
Journal of Military History 6:88-97 Autumn '93.
A secret WW II Pentagon study proved that WAACs were ready to serve as antiaircraft gunners. Other nations made warriors of their women--why didn't the U. S.?
Campbell, D'Ann. Women in Combat: The World
War II Experience in the United States, Great Britain, Germany,
and the Soviet Union. Journal
of Military History 57:301-323 Apr '93.
Correll, John T. What the Herres Commission
Found. Air Force Magazine
76:38-41 Feb '93.
About the Presidential Commission on the Assignment of Women in the Armed Forces.
D'Amico, Francine. Feminist Perspectives
on Women Warriors. Peace
Review 8:379-384 Sep '96.
Author disagrees with the perception that women's involvement in the Gulf War challenged traditional gender constraints.
de Groot, Gerard J. Combatants or Non-Combatants?
Women in Mixed Anti-Aircraft Batteries during the Second World
War. RUSI Journal 140:65-70
de Groot, Gerard J. Women Warriors.
Contemporary Review 266:257-260
About Jo Salter, the first woman in the RAF to be declared combat ready, February 1995. Also includes brief discussion of women in combat.
Donnelly, Elaine. From a Commissioner (on
women in combat). U.S. Naval
Institute Proceedings 119:55-56 Feb '93.
Enges-Maas, Mary. Women Join Warship Crew
for Six-Month Long Tour. Navy
Times 42:8 Jun 28 '93.
Lts. (j.g.) Holly Russell and Lisa Schweinfurth are the Navy's first women to join a ship's combat crew for a six-month deployment.
Faram, Mark D. Reservist Flight Officer
is Picked for P-3 Combat Job. Navy
Times 42:8 Jun 28 '93.
LCDR Kathryn Hire is the first Navy women assigned to a combat air crew.
Finch, Mimi. Women in Combat: One Commissioner
Reports. Minerva: Quarterly
Report on Women and the Military 12:1-12 Spring '94.
Fuentes, Gidget. Women and Combat: Now All
Marines Get at Least 2 Weeks of Combat Field Training. Navy
Times: Marine Corps Edition 46:12-14 Apr 21 '97.
Describes the new Marine Combat Training course, a mixed-gender program that marks the Marines' first foray into co-ed combat training.
Garrison, Becky. Are Women OK on Combatants?
Not Really, Says Navy Survey. Navy
Times 44:14 Sep 4 '95.
Geraci, Karen Sellers. Women in Combat?
Minerva: Quarterly Report on
Women and the Military 13:19-35 Spring '95.
Gruner, Elliott. Women as POWs: Forgetting
the Rhonda Cornum Story. Minerva:
Quarterly Report on Women and the Military 13:1-14 Spring '96.
Airman 37:30-31 Oct '93.
Photos and brief biographies of the first ten women selected as combat pilot training candidates.
Israeli Air Force Wants to Ban Female Fighter
Defence Weekly 23:10 Jan 28 '95.
Jones, E. G. Women in Combat--Historical
Quirk or the Future Cutting Edge? RUSI
Journal 138:34-40 Aug '93.
Jules-Dehner, Noel. Under Fire: Soviet Women
Combat Veterans. Minerva:
Quarterly Report on Women and the Military 15:1-12 Summer '97.
Kane, Pamela A. National Guard Women Break
Barriers in Aviation. National
Guard 47:14-16+ Nov '93.
About 1LT Tammy Gross, the Army Guard's first Cobra pilot, and Maj. Jackie Parker, training to be the first Air Guard F-16 woman pilot.
Kitfield, James. Women Warriors. Government
Executive 26:22-24+ Mar '94.
Korb, Lawrence and Maginnis Robert L. Should
Men and Women Train and Go Into Combat Together? Retired
Officer 53:40-45 Oct '97.
Present pro (Korb) and con (Maginnis) arguments.
Lawrence, William P. Commision (on women
in combat). U.S. Naval Institute
Proceedings 119:48-51 Feb '93.
Lewis, Ronald W. and Sanders Van C. LadyHawks.
AirForces Monthly no. 84:52-55
USAF begins to accept women pilots and crew members on fighter aircraft.
Luddy, John F. II. On Women in Combat.
Marine Corps Gazette 78:55-57
Mack, Alastair. Women in Combat: The British
and American Experience in the Gulf War, 1991. RUSI
Journal 138:33-37 Oct '93.
Mariner, Rosemary Bryant. A Soldier is a
Soldier. Joint Force Quarterly
No. 3:54-61 Winter '93-94.
Argues that successful integration of women into combat forces is "dependent on a common identity and purpose: a soldier is a soldier."
McIntire, Katherine. Army Women Applaud
Demise of "Risk Rule." Army
Times 54:8 Jan 31 '94.
McIntire, Katherine. Guard Assigns First
Woman Combat Pilot. Army
Times 54:22 Nov 15 '93.
Army National Guard's first woman qualified to fly combat aircraft, 1LT Tammy Gross.
McPeak's Message on Women in Combat.
Air Force Times 53:26 May 17
Text of General McPeak's April 28, 1993 message on the removal of the combat aviation exclusion.
MG Daniel W. Christman's Testimony to Presidential
Commission on the Assignment of Women in the Armed Forces.
Engineer 22:2-4 Nov '92.
Nash, Mary. Women in War: Milicianas and
Armed Conflict in Revolutionary Spain, 1936-1939. International
History Review 15:269-282 May '93.
Nelan, Bruce W. Annie Get Your Gun.
Time 141:38+ May 10 '93.
New Military Culture.
CQ Researcher 6:361-384 Apr
Entire issue explores issues involving women, minorities and homosexuals in the armed forces. Includes articles: Women who Resist Sexual Harassment (pages 370); Women Get Their Shot (pages 372-373); Women in Combat (page 375-376).
Peach, Lucinda J. Women at War: the Ethics
of Women in Combat. Minerva:
Quarterly Report on Women and the Military 12:1-64 Winter '94.
Pennington, Reina. The Propaganda Factor
and Soviet Women Pilots in World War II. Minerva:
Quarterly Report on Women and the Military 15:13-41 Summer '97.
Pexton, Patrick. Woman's Place: Soon it
Will be on Combatants. Navy
Times 42:10+ Jul 12 '93.
Pfluke, Lillian A. Question: Will Combat
Roles for Women Downgrade Military Readiness? No: Women have Proved
They Can Do the Job. Insight
on the News 11:19+ May 8 '95.
Poindexter, G. W. Step Back for Women: Risk
Rule Used to Deny Access to Helicopters. Air
Force Times 55:8 Aug 15 '94.
Rashid, Ahmed. Sister Courage. Far
Eastern Economic Review 160:30 Nov 27 '97.
Hazara women served alongside men on the front lines in Afghanistan in their battle against the Taliban.
Rayner, Richard. The Warrior Besieged.
New York Times Magazine24-29+
Jun 22 '97.
The historic assumption that men do the fighting is colliding with modern egalitarian ideals. With more women in the ranks, will the military be strengthened or emasculated?
Roberts, Jeffrey J. On John Keegan, Soviet
"Amazons," and the Issue of Women inCombat. Minerva:
Quarterly Report on Women and the Military 13:11-28 Fall-Winter
Rogers, Phillipe D.(Capt, USMC). John Has
to Do It, Because Jane Can't. U.S.
Naval Institute Proceedings 122:46 Sep '96.
Although all Marine combat aircraft communities are now open to female aviators, female officers are still not allowed to serve in the combat military occupation specialties of aviation-related ground tours. Author contends that this issue "eventually will undermine the morale of any close-knit aviation unit," and argues that the USMC should "open all combat arms fields or don't open them up at all."
Rosen, Leora N. Cohesion and Readiness in
Gender-Integrated Combat Service Support Units: The Impact of
Acceptance of Women and Gender Ratio. Armed
Forces & Society 22:537-553 Summer '96.
Steele, Dennis. Women Aviators Get Clearance
for Combat Flight Assignments. Army
43:13 Jun '93.
Stoddard, Ellwyn R. Married Female Officers
in a Combat Branch: Occupation-Family Stress and Future Career
Choices. Minerva: Quarterly
Report on Women and the Military 12:1-14 Summer '94.
Tice, Jim. Army Opens 18,000 Jobs to Women.
Army Times 54:3 Jan 24 '94.
About 18,000 additional combat support and combat services positions in the active Army and reserves will be opened to women on October 1, 1994.
Walker, Paulette. Women Move Closer to Battlefield.
Army Times 54:3-4 Jun 20 '94.
Ward, Kelly John. Leadership Challenge for
the Future: Women in Armor and Cavalry. Armor
101:45-47 Nov-Dec '92.
Willis, Grant. Fighting Women in Combat.
Navy Times 43:12-13 Nov 1 '93.
SecDef Aspin's April 28, 1993 directive started the Navy on a path toward assigning women to surface combat ships.
Wilson, Heather. Women in Combat. National
Interest No. 32:75-77 Summer '93.
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