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Suggested Reading List

The following list is by no means inclusive. All books are, to our knowledge, currently in print. If you can't obtain them through your local bookstore, there are several on-line services (Amazon, Barnes and Noble) that offer secure credit card sales.

Amelia Earhart's Daughters: The Wild and Glorious Story of American Women Aviators from World War II to the Dawn of the Space Age
Leslie Haynsworth, David Toomey
Hardcover - 352 pages 1 edition (August 1998)
William Morrow & Company; ISBN: 0688152333

American Women in World War I: They Also Served
Lettie Gavin
Hardcover - 304 pages (April 1997)
Univ Pr of Colorado; ISBN: 087081432X ;

Call Sign Revlon: The Life and Death of Navy Fighter Pilot Kara Hultgreen
Sally Spears
Hardcover - 320 pages (September 1998)
United States Naval Inst. ; ISBN 1557508097

The Captain's a Woman: Tales of a Merchant Mariner
Deborah Doane Dempsey, Joanne Reckler Foster
Hardcover - 208 pages (February 1998)
United States Naval Inst.

Clipped Wings: The Rise and Fall of the Women Airforce Service Pilots (Wasps) of World War II
Molly Merryman
Hardcover - 272 pages (January 1998)
New York Univ Pr; ISBN: 0814755674

Crossed Currents: Navy Women from WWI to Tailhook
Jean Ebbert, et al
Hardcover - 321 pages (June 1993)
Brasseys Inc; ISBN: 0028810228

Dear Joan: 'The Epic Story of One of the Original Women Commissioned in the United States Navy'
Marion R. Bench
Hardcover (January 1993)
Father & Son Pub; ISBN: 0942407237

First Class: Women Join the Ranks at the Naval Academy
Sharon Hanley Disher
Hardcover - 264 pages (May 1998)
United States Naval Inst.; ISBN: 1557501653

G.I. Nightingales: The Army Nurse Corps in World War II
Barbara Brooks Tomblin
Hardcover (Published 1996)
Univ Pr of Kentucky; ISBN: 0813119510

History of the Women Marines, 1946-1977
Publishing Company DIANE (Editor)
Paperback-260 pages (July 1994)
DIANE Publishing Company; ISBN 0788110934

In and Out of Harm's Way: A History of the Navy Nurse Corps
Doris M. Sterner
Peanut Butter Pub; ISBN: 0897167066

In Defense of a Nation: Servicewomen in World War II
Jeanne M. Holm (Editor)
Hardcover (1998)
Vandamere Pr; ISBN: 091833943X

Lady GI: A Woman's War in the South Pacific : A Memoir
Irene Brion
Hardcover - 192 pages (November 1997)
Presidio Pr; ISBN: 0891416331

More Than a Uniform : A Navy Woman in a Navy Man's World
Paperback - 224 pages (May 1997)
Univ of North Texas Pr; ISBN: 1574410229

Mother Was a Gunner's Mate: World War II in the Waves
Josette Dermody Wingo
Hardcover - 234 pages (October 1994)
United States Naval Inst.; ISBN 1557509247

Navy Wave: Memories of World War II
Helen Clifford Gunter
Paperback -147 pages(September 1992)
Cypress House; ISBN: 1879384167

Once a WAVE: My Life in the Navy 1942-1946
Laura Rapaport Borsten, Orin Borsten
Paperback - 167 pages (July 1998)
Amber Publishing Co.; ISBN 1582179999 AVAILABLE FROM WIMSA GIFT SHOP

A Piece of My Heart: Stories of 26 American Women Who Served in Vietnam
Keith Walker, Ed.
Paperback- 429 pages (1985)

Station Hospital Saigon: A Navy Nurse in Vietnam, 1963-1964
Bobbi Hovis, Shea Buckley
Hardcover - 167 pages (May 1992)
United States Naval Institute Press

They Also Served: American Women in World War II
Olga Gruhzit-Hoyt
Hardcover -240 pages (March 1995)
Carol Publishing Group; ISBN 1559722800

What a Way to Spend A War: Navy Nurse POWs in the Phillipines
Dorothy Still Danner
Hardcover- 215 pages (1995)
United States Naval Institute Press

A Woman at War: Storming Kuwait With the US Marines
Molly Moore (Reporter)Elizabeth Norman, Ed.
Hardcover- 326 pages (1993)
Charles Scribner & Sons

Women at War: The Story of 50 Military Nurses Who Served in Vietnam
Elizabeth Norman, Ed.
Hardcover- 211 pages (1990)
University of Pennsylvania Press

Women Go To War: Answering the First Call in World War II
Dolores R. Spratley
Paperback-140 pages (January 1992)
Hazelnut Publishers; ISBN 096328472X

Women Marines in the Korean War Era
Peter A. Soderbergh
Hardcover- 216 pages (September 1994)
Praeger Pub Text; ISBN: 0275948277

Women Marines: The World War II Era
Peter A. Soderbergh
Hardcover- 189 pages (August 1992)
Greenwood Publishing Group; ISBN 0275941310