My Country, My Right to Serve: Experiences of Gay Men and Women in the Military : World War II to the Present
The result of hundreds of interviews and years of research, this is an oral history of gay men and women in the military, ranging over the past five decades, describing in detail the military's long-standing persecution of lesbians and gay men. With stories from the famous (including Leonard Matlovich, Miriam Ben-Shalom, and Perry Watkins), from ordinary joes and janes living extraordinary lives, and from anonymous sources still serving.--From publisher description.
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MOSS BRENTWOOD U S Navy 195052
TONY LANKFORD U S Navy 195154 28
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