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TitleOur mothers' war : American women at home and at the Front during World War II / Emily Yellin.

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 General Collection D810.W7 Y45 2004  AVAILABLE
xiv, 447 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
NoteIncludes bibliographical references (pages 415-428) and index.
ContentsTo bring him home safely : wives, mothers, and sisters of servicemen -- Soldiers without guns : female defense industry workers -- Putting up a good front : female entertainers, fictional characters, and icons -- This man's army : WACs -- On duty at home : WAVES, SPARs, marines, and WASPs -- Save his life and find your own : volunteers, Land Army, Red Cross Girls, and nurses -- Jane Crow : African-American women -- Behind enemy lines : spies, propaganda workers, and those who worked for the enemy -- A question of loyalty : Japanese-American women -- Qualified successes : politicians, journalists, doctors, baseball players, and other professional women -- The "wrong kind" of woman : prostitutes, unwed mothers, and lesbians -- A war within the war : right-wing, anti-Semitic mothers' groups and Jewish-American women -- Inside the secret city : wives and WACs in Los Alamos -- Their legacy : our mothers' war years resounding through our lives.
SubjectWorld War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- United States.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Female.
Women -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
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