CurentsNavy Women in
a Century of Change
y Jean Ebbert & Marie-Beth Hall
This new, revised edition of the innovative first history of the female members of the U.S. Navy has been updated to include the recent inclusion of women on fighting ships and tactical air squadrons, and the role of Navy women in the space program. Also, an analysis of the Tailhook incident. Did you know that the first enlisted woman in the Navy hailed from Olyphant, PA?
6x 9 410 pages, index, illustrated. paperbound
#375 Crossed Currents $18.95
Defense of a Nation Servicewomen in World War II
Written by eleven experienced authors under the supervision of Major General Jeanne M. Holm, US Air Force (Retired)
An inside look at an often overlooked facet of military historythe women who served, their leaders, the conditions under which they worked, and the wide vriety of roles filled by these female pioneers.The book chronicles the World War II operations of the Army Nurse Corps, the Navy Nurse Corps, the Women's Army Corps, (WAAC and WAC), the Navy Women's Reserve (WAVES), the Marine Corps Women's Reserve, the Coast Guard Women Reserves (SPARS), the Women Air Force Service Pilots (WASPs), as well as the various civilian organizations which gave support to the Armed Forces.
7¾" x 9½" 192 pages, index, illustrated, hardbound
#381 Defense of Nation $29.95
Women's Army Corps19451978
By Bettie J. Morden
This is the high-level history of the WACs, focusing on the plans, decsions, and personailties of the big brass in the Department of the Army, secretaries of the Army, the chiefs of staff , the directors of the WACs and the WAC staff advisers. Chapters include the history of the WAC Center, the WAC School, and the training center at Fort McClellan, Alabama fromm 1954 to 1976 when the center was discontinued. At the back of the book are color photos of WAC uniforms over the years.
6½" x 9¾" 543 pages, index, illustrated, paperbound
#382 Women's Army Corps $29.95