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A companion to women"s military history

Barton C. Hacker

A companion to women"s military history

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Published by Brill in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Modern Military history,
  • History,
  • Women and war,
  • Women and the military

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementedited by Barton C. Hacker, Margaret Vining
    SeriesHistory of warfare -- v. 74
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsU21.75 .C66 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25299752M
    ISBN 109789004212176, 9789004206823
    LC Control Number2012015726

      THE READER'S COMPANION TO MILITARY HISTORY is the first major reference work on military history to represent a global perspective. More than distinguished military historians, biographers, and journalists contributed nearly articles to this remarkable chronicle of warfare that combines compelling historical narrative with the latest in contemporary /5(5). Impact of Gender Equality on Operations. This compilation of works consists mainly of articles from Military Review, publications authored by the Combat Studies Institute, monographs from students at the Command and General Staff College, and selected works from other sources for which we have permission to reproduce.   Women also served as members of the U.S. Air Force Nurse Corps and the Women’s Air Force (WAF) during the Vietnam conflict. Captain Mary Therese Klinker, one of the eight military women killed.


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Margaret Vining, MA. (The George Washington University, ), is curator of armed 4/5(1). In addition to women's military history, he has published widely on the history of military technology and of nonwestern military institutions.

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