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Author Atwood, Kathryn J., author
Title Women heroes of World War II : the Pacific Theater : 15 stories of resistance, rescue, sabotage, and survival / Kathryn J. Atwood
Imprint Chicago, Illinois : Chicago Review Press, [2017]
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 Modern History Library  940.53092 A887    AVAILABLE    30550100646791
Descript ix, 382 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-228) and index
China -- Peggy Hull: in a war zone -- Minnie Vautrin: American hero at the Nanking Massacre -- Gladys Aylward: "All China is a battlefield" -- The United States and the Philippines -- Elizabeth MacDonald: Pearl Harbor reporter and OSS agent -- Denny Williams: Nurse under fire -- Margaret Utinsky: The Miss U network -- Yay Panlilio: Guerilla writer -- Claire Phillips: Spy singer -- Maria Rosa Henson: Guerilla courier and "comfort woman" -- Mayala, Singapore, and the Dutch East Indies -- Sybil Kathigasu: "This was war" -- Elizabeth Choy: "Justice will triumph" -- Vivian Bullwinkel: Sole survivor -- Helen Coljin: Rising above -- Iwo Jima and Okinawa -- Jane Kendeign: Flight nurse -- Dickey Chapelle: "As far forward as you'll let me"
Subject World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Female -- Juvenile literature
World War, 1939-1945 -- Pacific Area -- Juvenile literature
World War, 1939-1945 -- Underground movements -- Juvenile literature
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