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The Poppy War
In December 2015, the Pentagon changed a rule to allow American women to serve for the first time ever in front-line ground combat troops. Women have fulfilled many military roles throughout history, including nursing; driving ambulances; handling administrative duties; working as mechanics; and serving in the WASPs, WACs, WAVES, and SPARS. More recently women are flying jets, conducting surveillance, commanding naval ships, and now fighting on...
Based on a true story, the tale of one girl's perilous journey to cross the U.S. border and lead her family to safety during the Mexican Revolution.
"Wrenching debut about family, loss, and finding the strength...
6) Iron wolf
Patrick McLanahan volume 20
7) The Girls Who Stepped Out of Line: Untold Stories of the Women Who Changed the Course of World War II
For fans of Radium Girls and history and WWII buffs, The Girls Who Stepped Out of Line takes you inside the lives and experiences of 15 unknown women heroes from the Greatest Generation, the women who served, fought, struggled, and made things happen during WWII—in and out of uniform, for theirs is a legacy destined to embolden generations of women to come.
The Girls Who Stepped Out of Line are the heroes of the Greatest...
12) The wall
What was the origin of the word 'Nazi'? Who were the key figures involved in the Second World War, and what terrible weapons did they unleash? All these questions and more are answered in this fascinating book containing over one hundred facts about WWII. Whether you are looking for information to include in a project or article, or you are just interested in finding out more about this tragic period in modern history, this is a perfect addition...
15) World War II
18) On the horizon
In Hue 1968, Mark Bowden presents a detailed, day-by-day reconstruction of the most critical battle of the Tet Offensive. In the early hours of January 31, 1968, the North Vietnamese launched attacks across South Vietnam....
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