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Browse in the following Dewey Decimal Call Numbers to find library resources on the topic:
Another good introductory source for this topic is:
Cooke, Tim, Gilbert, Adrian, Hall, Tony, Jackson, Robert, McNab, Chris, Somerville, Donald, Stewart, Robert, & Westwell, Ian (Eds.) (2005). Women and the Allied War Effort. In History of World War II Volume 2 Global War (pp. 586-587) New York: Marshall Cavendish. R940.53 HIS V.2
Journals and Periodicals Pope, Victoria (Spring 2009). Flight of the WASP: The Women Airforce Service Pilots Seemed Strange and Exotic to World War II America. In Fact, Not Even the Military Could Quite Figure Out What to Do With Them. American Heritage 59.1, 62(7). Carroll, Andrew (Sept. 2009) An Army Nurse Describes a Deadly Attach on a Hospital Ship (War Letters). World War II 24.3, 15(2).
Databases The school has access to the following research databases:
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INFOTRAC: Cross-searchable databases which include General Reference, Expanded Academic, Health Reference, Business Reference, Gale Virtual Library, Biography Resource Center, Contemporary Literary Criticism, Massachusetts History Online, Historic New York Times, Educator's Reference Center and Academic OneFile.
Search for: women world war II to find relevant articles: (2009, March 20). Celebrating Women’s History Month: Women in the Workplace. Time for Kids 14(20), 3. Collins, Elizabeth M. (2009, March). Remembering the Women’s Army Corps. Soldiers Magazine 64.3, 4-9.
Government Documents Use GPO Access to find Government docs. http://catalog.gpo.gov/F?RN=299732025 Sharing the Burden [microform]: Women in Cryptology During World War II D 1.2:C 88/2 The Women’s Army Corps: A Commemoration of World War II Service. D 114.2:W 84
Statistics Good sources for statistics on this topic are: http://www.womensmemorial.org/Press/stats.html http://www.wingsacrossamerica.us/wasp/stats.htm
Biographical Information Margaret Bourke-White: trailblazing photojournalist who covered the war from the front lines and accompanied US troops as they liberated concentration camps in 1945. Women of the World: The Great Foreign Correspondents 920 EDW Margaret Bourke-White Photographer 92 Bourke-White C.2
Book Reviews Source: Aviation History (Jan 2010) 20.3, 59. Title: Goodpaster, Amy Strebe. Flying for Her Country: The American and Soviet Women Military Pilots of World War II. Review Author: C.V. Glines. Source: People Weekly (March 1, 2010) 73.8, 49. Title: Blake, Sarah. The Postmistress. Review Author: Michelle Green.
Places of Interest Rosie the Riveter World War II/Home Front National Historic Park, Richmond, CA http://www.rosietheriveter.org/ National WASP World War II Museum, Sweetwater, TX http://waspmuseum.org/map/