Soldier Girls

Author: Helen Thorpe
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1451668120
Size: 11.32 MB
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What Thorpe accomplishes in Soldier Girls is something far greater than describing the experience of women in the military. The book is a solid chunk of American history...Thorpe triumphs” (The New York Times Book Review).

Soldier Girls

Author: Helen Thorpe
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1451668104
Size: 54.85 MB
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Describes the experiences of three women soldiers deployed to Afghanistan and Iraq to reveal how their military service has affected their friendship, personal lives and families, detailing the realities of their work on bases and in war ...

Soldier Girls

Author: Helen Thorpe
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1451668112
Size: 77.32 MB
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7. Iraq War, 2003–2011—Campaigns. 8. Women veterans—United States—
Biography. 9. Single mothers—United States— Biography. 10. Women—Indiana
—Biography. I. Title. II. Title: Battles of three women at home and at war. UB418.

Band Of Sisters

Author: Kirsten Holmstedt
Publisher: Stackpole Books
ISBN: 0811735664
Size: 55.32 MB
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Profiles twelve women soldiers who have served in the Iraq War, describing their experiences in the war, discussing the pressures of the job, and touching on the difficulties of being a woman in the military.

No Man S War

Author: Angela Ricketts
Publisher: Counterpoint
ISBN: 1619023830
Size: 20.84 MB
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Raised as an Army brat, Angie Ricketts thought she knew what she was in for when she eloped with Darrin—then an infantry lieutenant—on the eve of his deployment to Somalia.

The Hello Girls

Author: Elizabeth Cobbs
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674971477
Size: 52.91 MB
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In 1918 the U.S. Army Signal Corps sent 223 women to France to help win World War I. Elizabeth Cobbs reveals the challenges these patriotic young women faced in a war zone where male soldiers resented, wooed, mocked, saluted, and ultimately ...

Just Like Us

Author: Helen Thorpe
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1416538984
Size: 66.39 MB
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"Just Like Us" offers a powerful account of four young Mexican women coming of age in Denver--two of whom have legal documentation, two of whom who don't--and the challenges they face as they attempt to pursue the American dream.

Redeployment

Author: Phil Klay
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 069815164X
Size: 58.41 MB
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Written with a hard-eyed realism and stunning emotional depth, this work marks Phil Klay as one of the most talented new voices of his generation. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Caged Eyes

Author: Lynn K. Hall
Publisher: Beacon Press
ISBN: 0807089338
Size: 17.99 MB
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Lynn Hall was one of those survivors. A story of grappling with shame and a culture that blames victims, "Caged Eyes" is also a moving account of Hall's struggle to advocate for herself and recognize her own strength.