In Uncle Sam’s Service: Women Workers With the American Expeditionary Force, 1917-1919

In Uncle Sam’s Service: Women Workers With the American Expeditionary Force, 1917-1919In Uncle Sam's Service: Women Workers With the American Expeditionary Force, 1917-1919 by Susan Zeiger
ISBN: 0801431662
Published by Cornell University Press on January 1st 2000
Genres: United States, Women, Women's Studies
Pages: 209

Len's Summary: Some 16 thousand women served overseas with the AEF. Some joined for patriotic reasons, others for economic motives, to search for adventure or challenge gender boundaries. A useful addition; to the study of womens' roles in The Great War.

Philadelphia to Flanders: The Story of Nurse Helen Fairchild’s Life in 1917 During World War One

Philadelphia to Flanders: The Story of Nurse Helen Fairchild’s Life in 1917 During World War OnePhiladelphia to Flanders: The Story of Nurse Helen Fairchild's Life in 1917 During World War One by Nelle Fairchild H. Rote
ISBN: 978 0 9769492 6 8
Published by Create-A-Book on 2004
Genres: Military, United States, Women
Pages: 282

Len's Summary: The story of an American nurse with the AEF in France written by her niece. Based largely on Helen Fairchild's letters home written before her tragic death from a liver infection in January 1918. Available from Nelle Fairchild at elle12@ptd.net.

The Suffragette Bombers: Britain’s Forgotten Terrorists

The Suffragette Bombers: Britain’s Forgotten TerroristsThe Suffragette Bombers: Britain's Forgotten Terrorists by Simon Webb
ISBN: 9781783400645
Published by Pen & Sword Books on July 2nd 2014
Genres: Military, Social Science, Women, Women's Studies
Pages: 188

Len's Summary: When Archduke Ferdinand was assassinated British politicians and the public were distracted by the violent suffragette movement and the combustible Irish Home Rule Bill.

We Also Served: The Forgotten Women of the First World War

We Also Served: The Forgotten Women of the First World WarWe Also Served: The Forgotten Women of the First World War by Vivien Newman
ISBN: 1783462256
Published by Pen & Sword Books on November 30th 2014
Genres: Women, Social History, Military
Pages: 224

Len's Summary: British women at war, a social history. See also: They Also Served: American Women in World War I, Lettie Gavin, University Press of Colorado, 1906, and The First, the Few, the Forgotten: Navy and Marine Corps Women in World War I, Jean Ebbert & Mary-Beth Hall, US Naval Institute Press, 2002.

The First World War Diaries of Emma Duffin: Belfast Voluntary Aid Detachment Nurse

The First World War Diaries of Emma Duffin: Belfast Voluntary Aid Detachment NurseThe First World War Diaries of Emma Duffin: Belfast Voluntary Aid Detachment Nurse by Trevor Parkhill, Emma Duffin
ISBN: 9781846825224
Published by Four Courts Press on July 25th 2014
Genres: Biography & Autobiography, Personal Memoirs, Ireland, Military, Women
Pages: 256

Len's Summary: Nurse Duffin’s service in Egypt and France from 1915 to 1918. Until just recently such treatments of Irish service in WWI were rare.

The Aesthetics of Loss: German Women’s Art of the First World War

The Aesthetics of Loss: German Women’s Art of the First World WarThe Aesthetics of Loss: German Women's Art of the First World War by Claudia Siebrecht
ISBN: 9780199656684
Published by Oxford University Press on September 19th 2013
Genres: Social History, Art, Gender Studies, Women
Pages: 208

Len's Summary: The unique responses of German women to wartime tragedy.

Ellen and Edith: Woodrow Wilson’s First Ladies

Ellen and Edith: Woodrow Wilson’s First LadiesEllen and Edith: Woodrow Wilson's First Ladies by Kristie Miller
ISBN: 9780700617371
Published by University Press of Kansas on October 15th 2010
Genres: Biography & Autobiography, Political, Presidents & Heads of State, Women, History, United States, 20th Century, Social Science, Women's Studies
Pages: 348

Len's Summary: Wilson’s wives major influence on his life and politics.

Deliver Us from Evil: A Southern Belle in Europe at the Outbreak of World War I

Deliver Us from Evil: A Southern Belle in Europe at the Outbreak of World War IDeliver Us from Evil: A Southern Belle in Europe at the Outbreak of World War I by Mary W. Schaller, Nancy Johnson Crawford
ISBN: 9781570039508
Published by University of South Carolina Press on January 1st 2011
Genres: Biography & Autobiography, Women, History, Military, World War I, Social Science, Women's Studies
Pages: 170

Len's Summary: Letters from American women travelers caught in Europe in August 1914. // Traveling on the traditional Grand Tour in August 1914, the 25-year-old daughter of a Kentucky Congressman struggles to find a way home as railways are commandeered for troop movements, trans-Atlantic liners scurry for home ports, banks suspend foreign exchange operations and the lights go out all over Europe.

The Blue Beast: Power and Passion in the Great War

The Blue Beast: Power and Passion in the Great WarThe Blue Beast: Power and Passion in the Great War by Jonathan Walker
ISBN: 9780752465975
Published by History Press on September 1st 2012
Genres: Biography & Autobiography, Historical, Military, Women
Pages: 224

Len's Summary: The naughty bits. Three liberated women love and thrive in time of war.

A Fine Brother: The Life of Captain Flora Sandes

A Fine Brother:  The Life of Captain Flora SandesA Fine Brother: The Life of Captain Flora Sandes by Louise Miller
ISBN: 9781846881848
Published by Alma on August 1st 2012
Genres: Biography & Autobiography, Historical, Military, Women
Pages: 423

Len's Summary: Sandes work as a nurse and soldier serving with the Serbian army changed public perceptions of women’s roles in war.