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Women heroes of World War II : the Pacific Theater : 15 stories of resistance, rescue, sabotage, and survival / Kathryn J. Atwood.

Atwood, Kathryn J., (author.).

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  • 4 of 4 copies available at SC LENDS.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Anderson - Anderson Main Library 940.5309 Atwood Kathryn (Text) 22960001258424 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Cherokee - Blacksburg Library J 940.53 ATW (Text) 33636004127637 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -
Dorchester - Summerville Branch Y 940.5309 ATW (Text) 30018004949364 Young Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Florence - Main Library J 940.5309 Atwood (Text) 33172006143075 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781613731680
  • ISBN: 161373168X
  • Physical Description: xix, 235 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: Chicago, Illinois : Chicago Review Press Incorporated, [2016]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
China -- Peggy Hull: in a war zone -- Minnie Vautrin: American hero at the Nanking Massacre -- Gladys Aylward: "All China is a battlefield" -- The United States and the Philippines -- Elizabeth MacDonald: Pearl Harbor reporter and OSS agent -- Denny Williams: Nurse under fire -- Margaret Utinsky: The Miss U network -- Yay Panlilio: Guerilla writer -- Claire Phillips: Spy singer -- Maria Rosa Henson: Guerilla courier and "comfort woman" -- Mayala, Singapore, and the Dutch East Indies -- Sybil Kathigasu: "This was war" -- Elizabeth Choy: "Justice will triumph" -- Vivian Bullwinkel: Sole survivor -- Helen Coljin: Rising above -- Iwo Jima and Okinawa -- Jane Kendeign: Flight nurse -- Dickey Chapelle: "As far forward as you'll let me."
Summary, etc.:
Collects the stories of fifteen women who risked their lives and became heroes in the Pacific theater of World War II.
Target Audience Note:
1180L Lexile
Subject: World War (1939-1945)
World War, 1939-1945 > Women > Biography.
World War, 1939-1945 > Participation, Female.
World War, 1939-1945 > Pacific Area.
World War, 1939-1945 > Underground movements.
Military participation > Female.
Underground movements, War.
Pacific Area.
Genre: Biography.
Juvenile works.

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