TITLE

Why Not Send Women to War?

AUTHOR(S)
LINDSAY, DREW
PUB. DATE
April 2013
SOURCE
MHQ: Quarterly Journal of Military History;Spring2013, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p50
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article profiles female contributions to the military, particularly in combat situations, during World War II. Accounts are given describing women who served in various capacities during the conflict, including female Soviet front-line soldiers such as Roza Shanina, British women manning anti-aircraft batteries, and American women pilots transporting planes across the U.S. Comments are then given reflecting on the decision of the U.S. military to open combat positions to women in 2013.
ACCESSION #
85427875

 

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