War and American Women: Heroism, Deeds, and Controversy

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Contents
1. A Nightmare in Vietnam1
2. Female Trailblazers7
3. "You Have a Debt to Democracy"17
4. Secret Missions26
5. A Conspiracy to Murder Hitler34
6. Lady Spies and a Blonde Guerrilla41
7. A Hair-Raising Escape49
8. Two Spymistresses in Manila56
9. Cracking a Man's World65
10. An Ordeal in Southeast Asia72
11. Lady Generals and Lady Birds80
12. A Painful Homecoming85
13. Clash over the Service Academies93
14. First Crisis for the Coed Army99
15. "Your Mission Is to Win Our Wars"106
16. A New View in the Pentagon112
17. "General, You Are a Male Chauvinist!"118
18. A Plan to Register Women127
19. An Episode in Panama135
20. Scud Missiles, Culture Problems, and POWs141
21. "We're Talking About the Battlefront"150
22. A Spirited Debate156
23. Fallout from a Tailhook Convention161
24. "Today's Battlefield Is More Horrific"169
25. Charges and Countercharges175

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