Arabella ‘Belle’ Reynolds, (Clara) Elizabeth Smith Friedman, Charlotte "Lottie" Mon, Constance Henriette Urdang, Cora Rubin, Weiss, Fannie Mae Salter, and Virginia "Ginnie" Moon

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Book Summary:A sweeping review of the role of women within the American military from the colonial period to the present day. An extensive bibliography offers additional reading and research opportunities. Accessibly written essays introduce the thematic developments of each major conflict in American history. Supporting photographs and illustrations depict key female figures. An informative overview in the frontmatter provides historical context to women's roles in the military.