Women Marines in the Korean War Era

Women Marines in the Korean War Era

by Peter A. Soderbergh
     
 

This is the story of that small band of women who wore U.S. Marine uniforms during the Korean War. These women are a lost generation of women Marines who stepped into the breach between two wars and preserved the opportunity to be a Marine for those who were as yet unborn. They were, in fact, a thin green line--and they stood fast, just like Marines are taught to

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This is the story of that small band of women who wore U.S. Marine uniforms during the Korean War. These women are a lost generation of women Marines who stepped into the breach between two wars and preserved the opportunity to be a Marine for those who were as yet unborn. They were, in fact, a thin green line--and they stood fast, just like Marines are taught to do.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780275948276
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
09/28/1994
Pages:
214
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.63(d)
Lexile:
1150L (what's this?)

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Table of Contents

Foreword
Acknowledgments
Introduction
1The Girls of Summer1
2Goodbye to All That?9
3The Thin Green Line21
4Storm over Asia43
5The Way They Were69
6In the Wake of War99
7Of Time and Tides125
8L'Envoi147
References155
Index165

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