When the Nation was in Need: Blacks in the Women's Army Corps During World War II by Martha S. PutneyWhen the Nation was in Need: Blacks in the Women's Army Corps During World War II by Martha S. Putney

When the Nation was in Need: Blacks in the Women's Army Corps During World War II

byMartha S. Putney

Paperback | January 1, 1992

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Now in Paperback Some 6,500 black women volunteered to serve in the segregrated U.S. military during World War II. Data to tell the story of these women came from many sources, including archival records, manuscripts, documents, contemporary newspaper accounts and interviews, statements, and the personal files of those who served. With photographs, illustrations, tables, and a bibliography.
Title:When the Nation was in Need: Blacks in the Women's Army Corps During World War IIFormat:PaperbackDimensions:245 pages, 8.54 × 5.42 × 0.73 inPublished:January 1, 1992Publisher:Scarecrow PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0810840170

ISBN - 13:9780810840171

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Table of Contents

Part 1 Preface Chapter 2 Blacks at Women's Army Corps Training Centers Chapter 3 Recruitment Chapter 4 Segregation Chapter 5 Black Units and Field Assignments Chapter 6 Notes and Reflections Chapter 7 Epilogue

Editorial Reviews

...the most comprehensive survey to date.... Racism and sexism are twin themes of this book. All levels.