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By Lettie Gavin

ISBN-10: 087081432X

ISBN-13: 9780870814327

Interweaving own tales with historic images and historical past, this energetic account records the historical past of the greater than 40,000 ladies who served in reduction and armed forces accountability in the course of international struggle I. via own interviews and excerpts from diaries, letters, and memoirs, Lettie Gavin relates poignant tales of women?’s wartime reports and gives a distinct viewpoint on their growth in army provider. American girls in global conflict I captures the spirit of those made up our minds patriots and their instances for each reader and may be of distinct curiosity to army, women?’s, and social historians.

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Butler, I Was a Yeoman (F), Naval Historical Foundation Publication, ser. 2, no. 7 (Jan. 1, 1967), 3. 6. Excerpt from an address by Ambassador Josephus Daniels at the thirteenth annual reunion of The National Yeomen F in Chicago, September 27, 1939; The Note Book, newsletter published by The National Yeomen F, vol. 4, no. 8 (Sept. 30, 1939): 2. 7. Dessez, 50. 8. Daisy M. Pratt Erd file, newspaper clipping (unidentified, but probably the Boston Globe), included in archival material donated to the Naval Historical Center, Washington, DC.

Susan Miller and Judith Johnson, The Salvation Army, National Archives. Frances Dingman, The Salvation Army, Western Territory Headquarters. Carol J. Dage, Liberty Memorial Museum, Kansas City, MO. Stephen E. Novak, Medical Archives, New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center. Agnes F. C. C. And special thanks to the families of the women in the Great War, who have generously shared their private and precious memories. Louise S. Fritz, daughter of Nell G. Storey, Army Nurse Corps. S. Marine Corps.

Linda L. Hewitt, Captain, USMC(R), who chronicled the Women Marines in World War I. Richard J. S. Army Military Institute, Carlisle, PA. Florence W. Lehman, archivist, Reed College, Portland, OR. Kathleen Jacklin, archivist, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY. Mary Karabaich, American Red Cross, Seattle, WA. Barbara Schroeder, World War II veteran, who provided solid information in several World War I areas. Henry I. C. Merlin Berglin, Pope County Historical Society, Glenwood, MN. Rick Caldwell, librarian, Museum of History and Industry, Seattle, WA.

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