Fun read Light hearted yet informative look
into one woman s experience in the WAC Starbird is an engaging writer with a ift for one woman s experience in the WAC Starbird is an engaging writer with a ift for mockery At the end of the book were a couple articles about Starbird One of them referenced a particular article she wrote
for National Geographic about coffee beans The passage uoted was one I still vividly remember two decades later What National Geographic about coffee beans The passage uoted was one I still vividly remember two decades later What surpriseI hadn t remembered her name but I remembered her writingI m so happy to have won this one and I already have friends waiting for me to pass my copy along to them I have to think this book is amazing I m Ethel Daughter sister and sister in law of Army men who would all rise to the rank of General it was not much of a *Surprise When Ethel A Starbird Decided To Serve Her Country *when Ethel A Starbird decided to serve her country a member of the Woman's Army Corps during World War II After multiple attempts to make weight to join the Army due to the lack. .
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uniforms from other sources such as their male order colleagues As myfrom other sources such as their male order colleagues As my frayed so too did my interest in Don his enerous dimensions precluded my annexing any of his wardrobe Starbird s hitch in the Army ended honorably in 1945 as a commissioned Second Lieutenant After the war Starbird enjoyed a lengthy career as a writer and editor for National Geographic Magazine Starbird died in 2005 and is buried with her family in Arlington National Cemetery When Women First Wore Army Shoes is available for purchase as a paperback
or eBook at com and BarnesandNoblecom. D to allow aeBook at com and BarnesandNoblecom. D to allow a male General to still enter an elevator before a female Private to the Army's seeming obsession with the reproductive health of their WACs join Starbird as she humorously recounts her enlisted experience and the Army's rowing pains as it learned to adapt to women in its ran.
Ethel A. Starbird ✓ 2 CharactersStarbird s rand niece My mother and I self published this memoir of Ethel A Starbird s experience as a member of the Women s Army Corps in WWII Many of Starbird s most endearing stories are rich and colorful recollections of the can do spirit exemplified by both male and female "US Army forces Faced with how to make a tent a home the author recalls how she and " Army forces Faced with how to make a tent a home the author recalls how she and WAC colleagues used salvaged parachutes in decorator colors floated as false ceilings to decorate their tent in Hollandia New Guinea Regarding the challenges the WACS had with their Pacific Theater uniforms Starbird describes how th. Of different weight standards for female recruits Starbird learns to do things the Army way as a public relations man making her way from her Relations Man making her way from her in Burlington Vermont to
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