Free A Marine to Fight

Free A Marine to Fight

Women Marines in World War II

Book - 1994
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Marines in World War 2 Commemorative Series.
Discusses how women Marines served in noncombat billets during World War 2. The title Free a Marine to Fight means that women Marines served in noncombat jobs so that male Marines could fight in battles. The Marines first began to recruit women after the Guadalcanal campaign in 1942. States that 17,672 women were serving in the Marine Corps Women's Reserve in June 1945. Illustrated with many black and white photographs.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : History and Museums Division, Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps : [Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., distributor], 1994
ISBN: 9780160456985
Characteristics: 40 p. : ill. ; 28 cm
Additional Contributors: United States
Alternative Title: Women marines in World War II


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