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Dressed for Duty: America's Women in Uniform, 1898-1973 (Vol 1)

Smith, Jill Halcomb

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ISBN 10: 0912138815 / ISBN 13: 9780912138817
Editorial: R.J. Bender, San Jose, Ca, 2001
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480 pages - 1,089 photos & illustrations (many in color). This landmark reference presents an overall view of the role of women in the service of our nation's defence plus an in-depth study of the evolution of their uniforms and insignia. Smith's documentation of volunteer organizations and thir response to wartime mobilization will be of great interest to all military historians. Fifty organizations are covered in this volume, some of which are: - Aerial Nurse Corps of America - American Red Cross - American Women's Voluntary Services - Army Nurse Corps - Cadet Nurse Corps - Citizen's Defense Corps - Daughters of the American Revolution Hospital Corps - Jewish Welfare Board Women's Unit - Marine Corps Woman's Reserve - Motor Corps of America - National League of Women's Service - National Security Women's Corps - Navy Nurse Corps. New. N° de ref. de la librería 009685

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Título: Dressed for Duty: America's Women in Uniform...

Editorial: R.J. Bender, San Jose, Ca

Año de publicación: 2001

Encuadernación: Illustrated Boards

Condición del libro:New

Condición de la sobrecubierta: No Jacket Issued

Edición: First Edition

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With 1,089 photos and illustrations (many in color), this landmark reference presents an overall view of the role of women in the service of our nation's defense plus an in-depth study of the evolution of their uniforms and insignia. Smith's documentation of volunteer organizations and their response to wartime mobilization will be of great interest to all military historians. Fifty organizations are covered in this first volume, some of which are:

Aerial Nurse Corps of America

American Red Cross

Army Women's Voluntary Serrvices

Army Nurse Corps

Cadet Nurse Corps

Citizen's Defense Corps

Daughters of the American Revolution Hospital Corps

Jewish Welfare Board Women's Unit

Marine Corps Women's Reserve

Motor Corps of America

National League of Women's Service

National Security Women's Corps

Navy Nurse Corps

and more...

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