When the Nation was in Need: Blacks in the Women's Army Corps During World War II

When the Nation was in Need: Blacks in the Women's Army Corps During World War II

by Martha S. Putney

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When the Nation was in Need: Blacks in the Women's Army Corps During World War II by Martha S. Putney

Now in Paperback Some 6,500 black women volunteered to serve in the segregrated U.S. military during World War II. Data to tell the story of these women came from many sources, including archival records, manuscripts, documents, contemporary newspaper accounts and interviews, statements, and the personal files of those who served. With photographs, illustrations, tables, and a bibliography.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780810840171
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 01/01/1992
Pages: 245
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1 Preface Chapter 2 Blacks at Women's Army Corps Training Centers Chapter 3 Recruitment Chapter 4 Segregation Chapter 5 Black Units and Field Assignments Chapter 6 Notes and Reflections Chapter 7 Epilogue

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