Double Victory: How African American Women Broke Race and Gender Barriers to Help Win World War II ePub (Adobe DRM) download by Cheryl Mullenbach

Double Victory: How African American Women Broke Race and Gender Barriers to Help Win World War II

Chicago Review Press
Publication date: January 2013
ISBN: 9781613745359
Digital Book format: ePub (Adobe DRM)

Buy ePub

List price:
$15.99
Our price:
$12.99

You save: $3.00 (19%)
GET THIS EBOOK
FOR FREE!
Join our Facebook sweepstake, share and
get 10 likes. Winners
get notified in 24H!
“Allow all black nurses to enlist, and the draft won’t be necessary. . . . If nurses are needed so desperately, why isn’t the Army using colored nurses?” “My arm gets a little sore slinging a shovel or a pick, but then I forget about it when I think about all those boys over in the Solomons.” Double Victory tells the stories of African American women who did extraordinary things to help their country during World War II. In these pages young readers meet a range of remarkable women: war workers, political activists, military women, volunteers, and entertainers. Some, such as Mary McLeod Bethune and Lena Horne, were celebrated in their lifetimes and are well known today. But many others fought discrimination at home and abroad in order to contribute to the war effort yet were overlooked during those years and forgotten by later generations. Double Victory recovers the stories of these courageous women, such as Hazel Dixon Payne, the only woman to serve on the remote Alaska-Canadian Highway; Deverne Calloway, a Red Cross worker who led a protest at an army base in India; and Betty Murphy Phillips, the only black female overseas war correspondent. Offering a new and diverse perspective on the war and including source notes and a bibliography, Double Victory is an invaluable addition to any student’s or history buff’s bookshelf.
Please sign in to review this product.
Devices:
Double Victory: How African American Women Broke Race and Gender Barriers to Help Win World War II ePub (Adobe DRM) can be read on any device that can open ePub (Adobe DRM) files.

File Size:
2408 Kb
Language:
ENG
Copy From Text:
Disabled.
Printing:
Disabled.
Double Victory: How African American Women Broke Race and Gender Barriers to Help Win World War II PDF (Adobe DRM) download by Cheryl Mullenbach
Chicago Review Press, January 2013
ISBN: 9781613745335
EAN:  9781613745335
PDF (Adobe DRM)
List Price: $15.99 eBook price: $12.99
Double Victory: How African American Women Broke Race and Gender Barriers to Help Win World War II ePub (Adobe DRM) download by Cheryl Mullenbach
Chicago Review Press, January 2013
ISBN: 9781613745359
EAN:  9781613745359
ePub (Adobe DRM)
List Price: $15.99 eBook price: $12.99