Wings, Women, and War: Soviet Airwomen in World War II Combat

Wings, Women, and War: Soviet Airwomen in World War II Combat

by Reina Pennington

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780700615544
Publisher: University Press of Kansas
Publication date: 01/22/2002
Series: Modern War Studies Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Reina Pennington, a former intelligence officer with the Air Force and Defense Intelligence Agency, is director of Peace, War and Diplomacy Studies at Norwich University in Vermont. She is editor of Military Women Worldwide: A Biographical Dictionary and author of numerous articles in Air & Space/Smithsonian, Air Force Magazine, Airpower Journal, and Journal of Slavic Military Studies.

Table of Contents


List of Maps
Foreword
Acknowledgments
List of Abbreviations and Translations
Introduction
1. Before the War
2. Recruitment and Training of Aviation Group
3. The 46th Guards Night Bomber Aviation Regiment
4. The 125th Guards Bomber Aviation Regiment
5. The 586th Fighter Aviation Regiment
6. Women at War in Mostly Male Regiments
7. Demobilization and Postwar Experiences
Conclusion
Appendix A. Lists of Regimental Personnel
Appendix B. Female Heroes of the Soviet Union
Appendix C. Thoughts on Sources and Historiography
Notes
Bibliography
About the Author
Index

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Wings, Women, and War : Soviet Airwomen in World War II Combat 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Courtney Erikson More than 1 year ago
I love this book. Very detailed and illuminating for a not-often-told piece of WWII history.