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By Lettie Gavin

Interweaving own tales with historic images and heritage, this energetic account records the heritage of the greater than 40,000 ladies who served in reduction and army accountability in the course of international battle I. via own interviews and excerpts from diaries, letters, and memoirs, Lettie Gavin relates poignant tales of women?’s wartime stories and gives a special point of view on their development in army provider. American girls in global warfare I captures the spirit of those made up our minds patriots and their occasions for each reader and may be of distinct curiosity to army, women?’s, and social historians.

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6. Excerpt from an address by Ambassador Josephus Daniels at the thirteenth annual reunion of The National Yeomen F in Chicago, September 27, 1939; The Note Book, newsletter published by The National Yeomen F, vol. 4, no. 8 (Sept. 30, 1939): 2. 7. Dessez, 50. 8. Daisy M. Pratt Erd file, newspaper clipping (unidentified, but probably the Boston Globe), included in archival material donated to the Naval Historical Center, Washington, DC. 9. The Note Book, 2. 10. Lt. Donna J. Fournier, USNR, "Forgotten Enlisted Women of World War I," The Retired Officer Magazine (October 1984): 31.

Knowing that he often went to his office on Sundays," she recalled, "I called him to get permission to go to a picnic 'out of uniform' that day. He said, "Going out of uniform is permitted only when going hunting or fishing. ' I answered in the affirmative. S. women flocked to enlist, seventeen-year-old Frances Treherne watched with envy as the new Navy women "strutted proudly" around New York in their smart uniforms. "I was so impressed. I set right out for Washington to enlist, but I was too young.

Many worked in hastily constructed barren, drafty buildings, and thousands toiled from early morning until far into the night under tremendous pressure in order to accomplish the necessary work of shipping vast numbers of men and supplies out to sea. They served in the bureaus in Washington, at Navy yards, in all naval districts, and at many shore stations. Although Yeomen (F) were not permitted to go to sea, a few were sent overseas. Five Navy women went to France, for example, to work with nurses in the hospitals of the Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery.

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