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Women in Military History


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

Bellafaire, Judith A. The Army Nurse Corps: A Commemoration of World War II Service. [Washington, DC?], U. S. Army Center of Military History, [1993?]. 32 p.
Book call no.: 940.5315 B435a

Brown, Malcolm. Imperial War Museum Book of the First World War: A Great Conflict Recalled in Previously Unpublished Letters, Diaries, Documents and Memoirs. Norman, OK, University of Oklahoma Press, 1993. 288 p.
Part 6: Women at War, pp 182-213.
Book call no.: 940.341 I34

Churchill, Jan. On Wings to War: Teresa James, Aviator. Manhattan, KS, Sunflower University Press, 1992. 184 p.
Book call no.: 92 J29c

Contemporary Black Biography. Detroit, MI, Gale Research Inc., 1992-. Vol. 1-
Volume 7, pp. 253-256: Mabel K. Staupers (worked to end segregation in Nurse Corps during World War II).
Book call no.: R 920.009296

Danner, Dorothy Still. What a Way to Spend a War: Navy Nurse POWs in the Philippines. Annapolis, MD, Naval Institute Press, 1995. 215 p.
Book call no.: 940.547252 D188w

Dever, John P. and Maria C. Women and the Military: Over 100 Notable Contributors, Historic to Contemporary. Jefferson, NC, McFarland & Co., 1995. 163 p.
Book call no.: 920.72 D491w

Divided Houses: Gender and the Civil War., edited by Catherine Clinton and Nina Silber. New York, Oxford University Press, 1992. 418 p.
Women at War, pg. 97+ Women and Guerrilla Warfare, by Michael Fellman, pg. 147+
Book call no.: 305.3 D618

Ebbert, Jean. Crossed Currents: Navy Women from WWI to Tailhook. Washington, Brassey's , 1993. 321 p.
Book call no.: 359.0082 E15c

Gavin, Lettie. American Women in World War I: They Also Served. Niwot, CO, University Press of Colorado, 1997. 295 p.
Includes Navy, Marine Corps, Army.
Book call no.: 940.40082 G283a

Gruhzit-Hoyt, Olga. They Also Served: American Women in World War II. Secaucus, NJ, Carol Publishing Group, 1995. 279 p.
Book call no.: 940.541273 G886t

Jones, David E. Women Warriors: A History. Washington, DC, Brassey's, 1997. 279 p.
Book call no.: 355.0082 J76w

Jopling, Lucy Wilson. Warrior in White. San Antonio, TX, Watercress Press, 1990. 133 p.
Author was an Army nurse during World War II. She was at Bataan and was evacuated to Corregidor by submarine at the last minute. She went back as a Flight Nurse in 1944 and helped fly out prisoners of war until February 1945.

Litoff, Judy Barrett. American Women in a World at War: Contemporary Accounts from World War II. Wilmington, DE, Scholarly Resources, 1997. 237 p.
Book call no.: 940.5315042 A512

Massey, Mary Elizabeth. Women in the Civil War. Lincoln, NE, University of Nebraska Press, 1994. 371 p.
Discussion of women who posed as men in order to fight, pp 78-84.
Book call no.: 973.715042 M416w

Meyer, Leisa D. Creating GI Jane: Sexuality and Power in the Women's Army Corps During World War II. New York, Columbia University Press, 1996. 258 p.
Book call no.: 355.4082 M612c

Muir, Kate. Arms and the Woman. London, Sinclair-Stevenson, 1992. 209 p.
Book call no.: 355.0082 M953a

Neuropsychiatry in World War II, Volume I., prepared and published under the direction of Leonard D. Heaton and Robert S. Anderson, editor in chief. Washington, DC, Office of the Surgeon General, Department of the Army, 1966-1973. vols.
Volume 1, Part 3, Chapter 15, pages 417-474. "A historical survey of the psychiatric problems incident upon the service of women volunteers in nonprofessional occupations who were recruited for the Army in World War II. Occasional reference is made to the relationship of female volunteers to males in the Army. Emphasis in this chapter, however, is upon the administrative policies and professional medical problems of these female volunteers and upon the emotional impact of a new and unusual environment of war upon women military personnel."
Book call no.: 940.54 U581md, vol. 1

Noggle, Anne. A Dance with Death: Soviet Airwomen in World War II. College Station, TX, Texas A&M University Press, 1994. 318 p.
Book call no.: 940.544947 N776d

Soderbergh, Peter A. Women Marines in the Korean War Era. Westport, CT, Praeger, 1994. 167 p.
Book call no.: 951.9042 S679w

United States Naval Academy History Symposium (10th: 1991). New Interpretations in Naval History: Selected Papers from the Tenth Naval History Symposium Held at the United States Naval Academy, 11-13 September 1991., editor in chief, Jack Sweetman. Annapolis, MD, Naval Institute Press, 1993. 418 p.
Fighting with the Navy: The WAVES in World War II, by D'Ann Campbell, pp 343-360.
Book call no.: 359.00973 U582n

Wakeman, Sarah Rosetta. An Uncommon Soldier: the Civil War Letters of Sarah Rosetta Wakeman, alias Private Lyons Wakeman, 153rd Regiment, New York State Volunteers., edited by Lauren Cook Burgess. Pasadena, MD, The Minerva Center, 1994. 110 p.
Book call no.: 973.781 W149u

Walker, Diana Barnato. Spreading My Wings: One of Britain's Top Women Pilots Tells Her Remarkable Story. Sparkford, UK, Patrick Stephens Ltd., 1994. 224 p.
Book call no.: 92 W178s

Wandrey, June. Bedpan Commando: The Story of a Combat Nurse during World War II. 2nd. Elmore, OH, Elmore Publishing Company, 1991. 234 p.
Book call no.: 940.5475092 W245b

We're in This War, Too: World War II Letters from American Women in Uniform., edited by Judy Barrett Litoff. New York, Oxford University Press, 1994. 272 p.
Book call no.: 940.548173 W361

Williams, Vera S. WASPs: Women Airforce Service Pilots in World War II. Osceola, WI, Motorbooks International, 1994. 156 p.
Book call no.: 940.544973 W727w

Wingo, Josette Dermody. Mother Was a Gunner's Mate: World War II in the WAVES. Annapolis, MD, Naval Institute Press, 1994. 234 p.
Book call no.: 92 W771m

Women and the Use of Military Force, edited by Ruth H. Howes and Michael R. Stevenson. Boulder, CO, Lynne Rienner Publishers, 1993. 247 p.
Chapter 8: Women in Weapons Development: The Manhattan Project, by Ruth M. Howes and Caroline L. Herzenberg, pp 95-109.
Book call no.: 355.0082 W872


Center of Military History (U. S.). The Army Nurse Corps., prepared by Judith A. Bellafaire. [s.l.], [n.d.]. 32 p. (CMH Pub 72-14)
Doc. call no.: M-U 43594-8


Achiron, Marilyn and Stewart Bob. Cleared for Takeoff: Second Lieutenant Jeannie Flynn Becomes America's First Female Combat Pilot. People Weekly 39:44-46 May 17 '93.

Adde, Nick. Women's Memorial Honors 220 Years of Commitment: "Long Overdue" Tribute Celebrates Contributions Women Made to Freedom. Air Force Times 58:14-16 Oct 20 '97.

Alsmeyer, Marie Bennett. Those Unseen, Unheard Arkansas Women: WAC, WAVES, and Women Marines of World War II. Minerva: Quarterly Report on Women and the Military 12:15-33 Summer '94.

Bollow, John. Remembering the WASPs. Saturday Evening Post 267:58-59+ May-Jun '95.

Booher, Alice. American Military Women Prisoners of War. Minerva: Quarterly Report on Women and the Military 11:17-22 Spring '93.

Bowley, Patricia and Wright Kris. Canadian Enlisted Women: Gender Issues in the Canadian Armed Forces Before and After 1945. Minerva: Quarterly Report on Women and the Military 15:9-25 Spring '97.

Buffington, H. Glenn. 38-40-41 WASP Fatalities WWII? American Aviation Historical Society Journal 38:218-221 Fall '93.

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.

Cherpak, Evelyn M. The Participation of Women in the Wars for Independence in Northern South America, 1810-1824. Minerva: Quarterly Report on Women and the Military 11:11-36 Fall-Winter '93.

Colaw, Becky. Put in the Girls. Airman 37:36-41 Oct '93.
About WASPs during WW II.

Compart, Andrew. Fort Lee Poised for Women's Army Museum. Army Times 58:21 Sep 8 '97.

Darr, Ann. The Long Flight Home. U.S. News & World Report 123:66-70 Nov 17 '97.
Author recounts her experiences as a pilot in World War II.

de Groot, Gerard J. Combatants or Non-Combatants? Women in Mixed Anti-Aircraft Batteries during the Second World War. RUSI Journal 140:65-70 Oct '95.

Fabian, Allison. A General Salutes Her Sisters. Good Housekeeping 225:23-24 Oct '97.
Retired USAF Brigadier General Wilma Vaught, one of the most decorated women in US history, is president of the Women in Military Service for America Memorial Foundation, Inc.

Fine, Kathryn Bernheim. What's All the Fuss About? My WAFS/WASP Flying Experience. American Aviation Historical Society Journal 40:150-154 Summer '95.

Fisher, Dianne P. Trail Blazers: US World War II Military Women. Military Review 75:88-90 Jul-Aug '95.

Guttman, Jon. With Monks Singing Psalms from Her Castle's Turrets, Matilda Turned the Tables on Her German Enemies. Military History 10:8+ Sep-Oct '93.

Hagist, Don N. The Women of the British Army During the American Revolution. Minerva: Quarterly Report on Women and the Military 13:29-85 Summer '95.

Herspring, Dale R. Women in the Russian Military: A Reluctant Marriage. Minerva: Quarterly Report on Women and the Military 15:42-59 Summer '97.

Higgins, Loretta P. Army Nurses in Wartime: Distinction and Pride. Military Medicine 161:472--474 Aug '96.

Hills, Parker. Valkyries of Vicksburg: Warrior Maidens (Civil War). National Guard 48:26-27 May '94.

Hock, Cecilia. Creation of the WAC Image and Perception of Army Women 1942-1944. Minerva: Quarterly Report on Women and the Military 13:40-62 Spring '95.

Initital Cadre. Airman 37:30-31 Oct '93.
Photos and brief biographies of the first ten women selected as combat pilot training candidates.

Marauder Women. Friends Journal 16:34-35 Winter '93.
Photos of female B-26 Marauder pilots in 1944.

Mecca, Jo-Anne. "Neither Fish, Flesh, Nor Fowl": The World War I Army Nurse. Minerva: Quarterly Report on Women and the Military 13:1-19 Summer '95.

Miller, Richard E. The Golden Fourteen, Plus: Black Navy Women in World War One. Minerva: Quarterly Report on Women and the Military 13:7-13 Fall-Winter '95.

Montgomery, Diane. Biographical Note on Sarah Edmonds Alias Franklin Thompson. Minerva: Quarterly Report on Women and the Military 13:48-66 Summer '96.

Moore, Brenda L. Serving with Dual Mission: African-American Women in World War II. National Journal of Sociology 7:1-42 Summer '93.

Murray, Chris. "Welcome Home": Memorial Honors Role of Women in Vietnam. Army Times 54:8 Nov 15 '93.

Nash, Mary. Women in War: Milicianas and Armed Conflict in Revolutionary Spain, 1936-1939. International History Review 15:269-282 May '93.

Neale, Mary Lou Colbert. Russia's Women of War. Military History 10:34-30 Dec '93.

Palmer, Laura. The Nurses of Vietnam, Still Wounded. New York Times Magazine36-43+ Nov 7 '93.

Pateman, Yvonne C. Rugged and Right: That's Teresa James. Aviation Quarterly 9:63-72 Winter '89.
Teresa James was an air show and racing pilot before serving as a ferry pilot in World War II.

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.

Pennington, Reina. Wings, Women, and War. Air & Space 8:74-85 Dec '93-Jan '94.
About Soviet women combat pilots in WW II, especially Lilya Litvyak.

Penninton, Reina. "Do Not Speak of the Services You Rendered": Women Veterans of Aviation in the Soviet Union. Journal of Slavic Military Studies 9:120-151 Mar '96.

Pexton, Patrick. Sad, But Inevitable First: Woman F-14 Pilot (Lt. Kara Hultgreen)Dies in Crash. Navy Times 44:3 Nov 7 '94.

Smith, Robert Barr. The Angel of Dien Bien Phu. Vietnam 6:30-36 Dec '93.
About French flight nurse Genevieve de Galard-Terraube.

Spiegel, Allen D. and Andrea M. Civil War Doctress Mary [Walker]: Only Woman to Win Congressional Medal of Honor. Minerva: Quarterly Report on Women and the Military 13:24-35 Fall '94.

Summers, Harry G. Nurses Have Served Officially in Wartime since 1861. Vietnam Proved Women Could Serve in Other Roles, Too. Vietnam 6:8+ Dec '93.

Tomblin, Barbara B. Beyond Paradise: The US Navy Nurse Corps in the Pacific in World War II. Minerva: Quarterly Report on Women and the Military 11:33-53; 37-56 Spring '93 (Part One); Fall/Winter '93 (Part Two).

The WAFS: A Squadron of 25 Girls is Leading the Way for US Women Fliers. Aviation Quarterly 9:53-57 Winter '89.
Reprint of an article from the Feb 9, 1943 issue of Look Magazine, pages 17-21.

Women at War: An Historical Look. Army Reserve Magazine 42:8-12 Fall '96.
Brief descriptions of women's role in wars, 1812-present; includes many photos.

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