Dressed For Duty: America'S Women In Uniform, 1898-1973 - Volume 1

R.J. Bender

Dressed For Duty: America'S Women In Uniform, 1898-1973 - Volume 1

  • Publish Date: 2001-03-01
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Author: Jill Halcomb Smith
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With 1,089 photos and illustrations (many in color), this landmark reference presents an overall view of the role of women in the service of our nation's defense plus an in-depth study of the evolution of their uniforms and insignia. Smith's documentation of volunteer organizations and their response to wartime mobilization will be of great interest to all military historians. Fifty organizations are covered in this first volume, some of which are:

Aerial Nurse Corps of America

American Red Cross

Army Women's Voluntary Serrvices

Army Nurse Corps

Cadet Nurse Corps

Citizen's Defense Corps

Daughters of the American Revolution Hospital Corps

Jewish Welfare Board Women's Unit

Marine Corps Women's Reserve

Motor Corps of America

National League of Women's Service

National Security Women's Corps

Navy Nurse Corps

and more...

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