Her Story: An Oral History Handbook for Collecting Military Women’s Stories
“Who knew?” How often does a neighbor reading the obituary of the grandmother or soccer mom down the street discover she was a veteran? From our Revolutionary War on, America’s women have served. Their quiet success – women now comprise some 14 percent of our forces – is a mosaic of nearly two million individual contributions. Who were these women? What did they do? How were they treated by their brother soldiers, their nation? What terror – or endless watchful waiting – did they endure? What battles did the fight solely because of their gender? This book will help you save and tell their stories.