Band of Sisters: American Women at War in Iraq

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Stackpole Books, 2007 - Biography & Autobiography - 327 pages
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In Iraq, the front line is everywhere...and everywhere in Iraq, women in the U.S. military fight. More than 155,000 of them have served in Iraq since 2003--four times the number of women sent to Desert Storm in 1991--and more than 430 have been wounded and over 60 killed, almost twice the number of U.S. military women killed in action in Korea, Vietnam, and Desert Storm combined. Band of Sisters presents twelve amazing and often heart-wrenching stories of American women in the frontlines including America's first female pilot to be shot down and survive, the U.S. military's first black female combat pilot, a 21-year-old turret gunner defending a convoy, two military policewomen in a firefight, a nurse struggling to save lives, including her own and more.
  

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Review: Band of Sisters: American Women at War in Iraq

User Review  - Mary Ellmann - Goodreads

Very good read if you are interested in what our troops go through and face during war. You don't hear a lot of these stories in the news and this book shows the fears and difficulties these troop ... Read full review

Review: Band of Sisters: American Women at War in Iraq

User Review  - Melissa - Goodreads

I am an Army Veteran. I served in the 80s during the Cold War as a Russian Linguist. Female veterans of that time and those that served before us received almost no recognition. I have been happy that ... Read full review

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About the author (2007)

Kirsten Holmstedt is a graduate of Drake University_s School of Journalism and the University of North Carolina Wilmington_s master_s of fine arts program in creative non-fiction writing. Ms. Holmstedt has spent the past twenty years writing for newspapers, business, academia, and magazines. She has won awards for her writing at the regional and national levels. She currently resides in Jacksonville, North Carolina.

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