Women in the Military: An Unfinished Revolution

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Presidio Press, Jan 1, 1993 - Biography & Autobiography - 544 pages
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This revised edition of Maj. Gen Jeanne Holm's classic work on the history and role of women in the U.S. armed forces brings the reader up-to-date by covering the role of American military women in all post-Vietnam military operations -- including the recent Persian Gulf War. Just as important is her discussion of the changing role of women in the military during the 1980s and 1990s. Book jacket.

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Updated through Desert Storm, this revision of Holm's comprehensive history of women in the U.S. armed forces (originally reviewed in LJ 10/1/82) exemplifies advocacy scholarship at its best. Holm, a ... Read full review

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Holm, retired after 33 years in the US Air Force, was the highest ranking woman ever to serve in the U.S. armed forces. She enlisted as a truck driver and proceeded by stages to become a major general. From 1965-73 she was Director, WAF. In 1976 she was appointed as Special Assistant for Women to the President.

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