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2 edition of Women in the Allied Forces. found in the catalog.

Women in the Allied Forces.

North Atlantic Treaty Organization.

Women in the Allied Forces.

by North Atlantic Treaty Organization.

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Published by NATO in Brussels .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • North Atlantic Treaty Organization,
  • Women and the military,
  • Women soldiers

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesWomen in the NATO Forces
    SeriesAspects of NATO
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsU21.75 .N67 1982
    The Physical Object
    Pagination62 p. :
    Number of Pages62
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23947347M
    LC Control Number2009377494

      National Archives and Records Administration - ARC , LI UNA - ALLIED FORCES LAND IN JAPAN - DVD Copied by Thomas Gideon. Series: Motion Picture Films from "United News" Newsreels.   The award-winning New York Times bestseller about the American women who secretly served as codebreakers during World War II—a "prodigiously researched and engrossing" (New York Times) book that "shines a light on a hidden chapter of American history" (Denver Post). Recruited by the U.S. Army and Navy from small towns and elite colleges, more than ten thousand women served Brand: Hachette Books.

      A German soldier, wounded by a French bullet, is disarmed by two members of the French Forces of the interior, one a woman, during street .   A U.S. Coast Guard Cutter ship blasts a German U-boat during World War II. On the first day of , Gilbert Roberts, a year-old retired British naval officer turned game designer, arrived at.

      During World War II, some , women served in the U.S. Armed Forces, both at home and abroad. They included the Women’s Airforce .   Historians believe some 2 million German women were raped after Soviet and Allied forces defeated Hitler's army in the spring of For decades, .


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