Women in the United States armed forces a reference handbook by Darlene M. Iskra

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Published by Praeger Security International in Santa Barbara, CA .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Women and the military -- United States,
  • United States -- Armed Forces -- Women

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementDarlene M. Iskra ; foreword by Vincent W. Patton.
SeriesContemporary military, strategic, and security issues
Classifications
LC ClassificationsUB418.W65 I85 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23944690M
ISBN 109780313374951, 9780313374968
LC Control Number2009046664

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