By Evelyn Monahan, Rosemary Neidel-Greenlee
The never-before-told tale of the U.S. women’s army corps: the ladies who fought for the fitting to guard their state through serving in our military with complete army rank and benefits—a struggle that keeps at the present time for American army ladies who are looking to serve in strive against help positions and in frontline wrestle units.
Using interviews, correspondence, and diaries, in addition to archival fabric, Evelyn M. Monahan and Rosemary Neidel-Greenlee inform the striking tale of America’s “few stable women” who at the present time make up greater than 15 percentage of the U.S. militia and who serve along males in nearly each potential. listed here are the tales of the battles those girls fought to march beside their brothers; their stories of braveness and fortitude; of the indignities they’ve persisted; the injustices they’ve triumph over; of the blood they’ve shed; the comrades they’ve misplaced; and the demanding situations they nonetheless face within the twenty-first century.
U.S. army ladies have lived, and proceed to reside, the historical past that has helped to make and retain the United States what it's. Now their tales were introduced jointly in a riveting firsthand narrative, as inspiring because it is illuminating.
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