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When the Nation was in Need By Martha S. Putney

When the Nation was in Need
by Martha S. Putney

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Now in Paperback. Some 6,500 black women volunteered to serve in the segregrated U.S. military during World War II. Data to tell the story of these women came from many sources, including archival records, manuscripts, documents, contemporary newspaper accounts and interviews, statements, and the personal files of those who served. With photographs, illustrations, tables, and a bibliography.
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When the Nation was in Need: Blacks in the Women's Army Corps During World War II by Martha S. Putney

Now in Paperback Some 6,500 black women volunteered to serve in the segregrated U.S. military during World War II. Data to tell the story of these women came from many sources, including archival records, manuscripts, documents, contemporary newspaper accounts and interviews, statements, and the personal files of those who served. With photographs, illustrations, tables, and a bibliography.

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Valuable appendixes.... * American Historical Review *
...the most comprehensive survey to date.... Racism and sexism are twin themes of this book. All levels. * CHOICE *

Table of Contents


Part 1 Preface Chapter 2 Blacks at Women's Army Corps Training Centers Chapter 3 Recruitment Chapter 4 Segregation Chapter 5 Black Units and Field Assignments Chapter 6 Notes and Reflections Chapter 7 Epilogue

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GOR010234165
When the Nation was in Need: Blacks in the Women's Army Corps During World War II by Martha S. Putney
Martha S. Putney
Used - Good
Paperback
Scarecrow Press
1992-01-01
245
0810840170
9780810840171
Winner of 1993 Outstanding Book on Human Rights, Gustav Myers Center of the Study of Human Rights in America.
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine.