Voices of the Wisconsin Past: Women Remember the War, 1941-1945

TitleVoices of the Wisconsin Past: Women Remember the War, 1941-1945
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication1993
Series EditorStevens, Michael E.
Number of Pages168
PublisherWisconsin Historical Society Press
City, CountryMadison
Abstract

In this volume, more than 30 women describe how they balanced their more traditional roles in the home with new demands placed on them by the biggest global conflict in history. This book provides a rich mix of insights, incorporating the perspectives of workers in factories, in offices, and on farms as well as those of wives and mothers who found their work in the home. In addition, the volume contains accounts by women who served overseas in the military and the Red Cross. These accounts provide readers with a vivid picture of how women coped with the stresses created by their daily lives and by the additional burden of worrying about loved ones fighting overseas.

URLhttp://www.wisconsinhistory.org/whspress/books/book.asp?book_id=261
Short TitleWomen Remember the War, 1941-1945
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D810.W7 W67 1993