Free a Marine to Fight: Women Marines in World War II (Marines in World War II commemorative series) by Mary V. Stremlow
Free a Marine to Fight: Women Marines in World War II (Marines in World War II commemorative series)
Author: Mary V. Stremlow
Title: Free a Marine to Fight: Women Marines in World War II (Marines in World War II commemorative series)
ISBN10: 0160456983
ISBN13: 978-0160456985
Format: .PDF .EPUB .FB2
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Publisher: Dept. of the Navy; First Edition edition (December 30, 1994)
Language: English
Size pdf: 1442 kb
Size epub: 1808 kb
Rating: 4.6 ✪
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Category: History
Subcategory: Military

Marines in World War 2 Commemorative Series.
Discusses how women Marines served in noncombat billets during World War 2. The title "Free a Marine to Fight" means that women Marines served in noncombat jobs so that male Marines could fight in battles. The Marines first began to recruit women after the Guadalcanal campaign in 1942. States that 17,672 women were serving in the Marine Corps Women's Reserve in June 1945. Illustrated with many black and white photographs.