The Resource Standing up against hate : how black women in the Army helped change the course of WWII, Mary Cronk Farrell, (ebook)

Standing up against hate : how black women in the Army helped change the course of WWII, Mary Cronk Farrell, (ebook)

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Standing up against hate : how black women in the Army helped change the course of WWII
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Standing up against hate
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how black women in the Army helped change the course of WWII
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Mary Cronk Farrell
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eng
Summary
Standing Up Against Hate tells the stories of the African American women who enlisted in the newly formed Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) in World War II. They quickly discovered that they faced as many obstacles in the armed forces as they did in everyday life. However, they refused to back down. They interrupted careers and left family, friends, and loved ones to venture into unknown and sometimes dangerous territory. They survived racial prejudice and discrimination with dignity, succeeded in jobs women had never worked before, and made crucial contributions to the military war effort. The book centers around Charity Adams, who commanded the only black WAAC battalion sent overseas and became the highest ranking African American woman in the military by the end of the war. Along with Adams's story are those of other black women who played a crucial role in integrating the armed forces. Their tales are both inspiring and heart-wrenching. The book includes a timeline, bibliography, and index
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Midwest
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Farrell, Mary Cronk
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940.54/1273082
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no index present
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non fiction
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  • Earley, Charity Adams
  • United States
  • United States
  • African American women
  • Women soldiers
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
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juvenile
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Standing up against hate : how black women in the Army helped change the course of WWII, Mary Cronk Farrell, (ebook)
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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9781683353669
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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MWT12289314
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12289314
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MWT12289314
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Standing up against hate : how black women in the Army helped change the course of WWII, Mary Cronk Farrell, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781683353669
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12289314
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12289314
System control number
MWT12289314
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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