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Author Shipton, Elisabeth, author
Title Female tommies [ebook] : the frontline women of the First World War / Elisabeth Shipton
Publisher Stroud, Gloucesterhire : The History Press, 2014
Descript 1 online resource
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references
Summary This book tells the story of women in the First World War at the front line, under fire, and in combat. Through their diaries, letters and memoirs, 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 head to the Front. Enlist in Russia's all-female 'Battalion of Death' al
Note Description based on vendor-supplied metadata
Subject Women in war -- Soviet Union -- History
Women soldiers -- Soviet Union -- History
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Eastern Front
World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Female
World War, 1939-1945 -- Soviet Union
HISTORY / Military / World War II
HISTORY / Europe / Russia & the Former Soviet Union
HISTORY / Europe / Western
Genre Electronic books
Subject Downloadable file
Alt Author OverDrive, Inc
ISBN 9780750957489 (electronic bk.)
0750957484 (electronic bk.)

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