Coming Out Under Fire

Author: Allan Bérubé
Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Press
ISBN: 9780807899649
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With a new foreword by historians John D'Emilio and Estelle B. Freedman, this book remains a valuable contribution to the history of World War II, as well as to the ongoing debate regarding the role of gays in the U.S. military.

Coming Out Under Fire

Author: Allan Berube
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0743210719
Size: 75.59 MB
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" To write this long overdue chapter of American history, Allan Bérubé spent ten years interviewing gay and lesbian veterans, unearthed hundreds of wartime letters between gay GIs, and obtained thousands of pages of newly declassified ...

Coming Out Under Fire

Author: Allan Bérubé
Size: 78.94 MB
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Surveys the experiences of gay soldiers during World War II, discusses military policy towards homosexuals, and looks at the effect of the war on the gay subculture

My Desire For History

Author: Allan Bérubé
Publisher: UNC Press Books
ISBN: 0807877980
Size: 80.69 MB
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Taken together, the essays attest to the power of history to mobilize individuals and communities to create social change.

One Of The Boys

Author: Paul Jackson
Publisher: McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP
ISBN: 0773582649
Size: 54.34 MB
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An influential and eye-opening study, the author has updated this critically acclaimed work with a new preface that considers depictions of soldiers serving in the war in Afghanistan and the continued silence about homosexual servicemen and ...

The Straight State

Author: Margot Canaday
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9781400830428
Size: 64.86 MB
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The Straight State is the most expansive study of the federal regulation of homosexuality yet written.

Conduct Unbecoming

Author: Randy Shilts
Publisher: Open Road Media
ISBN: 1497683157
Size: 21.92 MB
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The bestselling author of the definitive history of the AIDS epidemic, And the Band Played On, provides the most thorough analysis yet of the place of gay men and women in the US military Published during the same year the American military ...

Thanks For The Memories

Author: Jane Mersky Leder
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780275988791
Size: 43.96 MB
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Challenging the myth that the young Americans of World War II never strayed from the moral and political norms set by tradition, Leder examines values under fire during WWII, giving both first-hand stories and the social context in which ...

Unfriendly Fire

Author: Dr. Nathaniel Frank
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9781429902717
Size: 78.21 MB
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When the "don't ask, don't tell" policy emerged as a political compromise under Bill Clinton in 1993, it only ended up worsening the destructive gay ban that had been on the books since World War II. Drawing on more than a decade of ...

The Lavender Scare

Author: David K. Johnson
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226401966
Size: 37.10 MB
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And perhaps just as importantly, this book is a cautionary tale, reminding us of how acts taken by the government in the name of "national security" during the Cold War resulted in the infringement of the civil liberties of thousands of ...