Female Tommies

Female Tommies

The Frontline Women of the First World War

eBook - 2014
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The extraordinary women who served in World War I, from the U.S., UK, and CanadaThrough their diaries, letters, and memoirs, this book tells the story of brave women at the front line of WWI. Readers will meet the women who defied convention and followed their convictions to defend the less fortunate and fight for their country. Follow British Flora Sandes as she joins the Serbian Army and takes up a place in the rear-guard of the Iron Regiment as they retreat from the Bulgarian advance. Stow away with Dorothy Lawrence as she smuggles herself to Paris, steals a uniform, and heads to the Front. Enlist in Russia's all-female "Battalion of Death" alongside peasant women and princesses alike. Through the writings of women who were members of organizations such as the U.S. Army Signal Corps, the Canadian Army Medical Corps, the FANY, WRAF, WRNS, WAAC, and many others, we learn what life was like for them on the front and discover the courage of the women who took up arms.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : The History Press, [2014]
Copyright Date: ©2014
ISBN: 9780750957489
Branch Call Number: Internet Access
Characteristics: 1 online resource (160 pages).

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