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The Hello Girls: America's First Women Soldiers - Cobbs, Elizabeth
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This is the story of how America's first women soldiers helped win World War I, earned the vote, and fought the U.S. Army. In 1918, the U.S. Army Signal Corps sent 223 women to France. They were masters of the latest technology: the telephone switchboard. General John Pershing, commander of the American Expeditionary Forces, demanded female "wire experts" when he discovered that inexperienced doughboys were unable to keep him connected with troops under fire. Without communications for even an hour, the army would collapse. ...

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The Hello Girls: America's First Women Soldiers 2019, Harvard University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780674237438

Trade paperback

The Hello Girls: America's First Women Soldiers 2017, Harvard University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780674971479

Hardcover