Friday, March 21, 2014

Telling HerStory 2014: When Our Mothers Went to War

The Book:

When Our Mothers Went to War. An Illustrated History of Women in World War II by Margaret Regis

What's it about: describes the book as "This richly illustrated history shows the immense challenges American women faced on the home front and in the battle zone in World War II as pilots, shipbuilders, victory gardeners, war correspondents, flight nurses, military recruits, OSS agents, and much more."

Why you should read it:

Women were involved in World War II whether that is through military volunteer auxiliaries or on the home front. Take some time to document what your female ancestors did during that time and add in some social history about life during the War.

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