Amazons to Fighter Pilots: R-Z

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Reina Pennington, Robin D. S. Higham
Greenwood Press, Jan 1, 2003 - Women sailors - 760 pages
With entries overviewing groups such as the Amazons, women in the Spanish Civil War, and Native American women and entries profiling over 300 women, tells their stories, focusing particularly on women who fought. With a focus on those who fought, this two-volume reference for scholars and general readers contains alphabetically arranged entries on some 300 military women from antiquity to the present. The entries are also listed by geographic region, time period, branch of service, prisoner status, and by group or organization. Pennington (affiliation not cited) presents a historical overview of women in the military and in war in the introduction, while an extensive timeline traces the accomplishments of women in military history reaching back to 9000 BCE. Bibliographic surveys of women as prisoners of war and women's participation in military medicine are found in the appendix.

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About the author (2003)

Pennington, a former intelligence officer with the Air Force and Defense Intelligence Agency, is director of peace, war, and diplomacy studies at Norwich University in Northfield, Vermont.

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