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Cupcakes and Kalashnikovs: 100 years of the Best Journalism by Women by Kira Cochrane

Cupcakes and kalashnikovs: 100 years of the best journalism by women by Cochrane, Kira, Mills, Eleanor

No Woman's Land: On the Frontlines with Female Reporters by Hannah Storm, http://www.amazon.com/dp/B0081ST2VG/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_5W.Zub1J1G0KN

No Woman's Land: On the Frontlines with Female Reporters by the International News Safety Institute

15 Books to Fuel Your Inner Femme Fatale

A Femme Fatale's Reading List

Queenpin: A Novel: Megan Abbott Brilliant old school hardboiled novel, but with hardboiled women as main characters. Violent with hard to like characters, but hard to put down! A great read.

All 339 Books Referenced In "Gilmore Girls" I've read some of these, but this is a great list. It has a lot of books listed that I want to read.

All 339 Books Referenced In "Gilmore Girls"

The Rory Gilmore Book Challenge. Gilmore Girls and books, whats not to love? 339 books mentioned over the course of 7 seasons. Working on reading them all :D

Felicity Hanbury, OBE, director of the WAAF (Women's Auxiliary Air Force) during World War II.

Browse WWII: Women At War latest photos. View images and find out more about WWII: Women At War at Getty Images.

On January 28, 1942, Representative Edith Nourse Rogers (R-MA) introduced H.R. 6293, a bill to establish the Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps for noncombat service with the U.S. Army. H.R. 6293 was signed into law on May 14, 1942. A year later the unit was renamed the Women’s Army Corps, and the servicewomen were granted official military status. (US National Archives, Today's Document)

congressarchives: “ On January Representative Edith Nourse Rogers (R-MA) introduced H. a bill to establish the Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps for noncombat service with the U.

Congo Solo, by Emily Hahn - About her trip through Africa in the 1920s. Remarkable!

Congo solo : misadventures two degrees north / Emily Hahn ; edited and with an introduction by Ken Cuthbertson ; foreword by Anneke Van Woudenberg

"A beautifully written glimpse into heaven that will encourage those who doubt and thrill those who believe." -Ron Hall, coauthor of Same Kind of Different as Me "Do you remember the hospital, Colton?" Sonja said. "Yes, mommy, I remember," he said. "That''s where the angels sang to me." When Colton Burpo made it through an emergency appendectomy, his family was overjoyed at his miraculous survival. What they weren''t expecting, though, was the story that emerged in the months that followed-a…

Heaven is for Real: A Little Boy's Astounding Story of His Trip to Heaven and Back

Heaven Is for Real: A Little Boy's Astounding Story of His Trip to Heaven and Back, Large-Print Edition

1st Lieutenant Aleda E. Lutz, a celebrated flight nurse, flew 196 missions and evacuated over 3,500 men. She flew more hours than any other flight nurse that served during the war. After her C-47 was shot down in 1944, she was awarded the Air Medal with four Oak Leaf Clusters and posthumously received the Distinguished Flying Cross.

LT Aleda Lutz flew 196 missions to evacuate over 3500 wounded servicemembers, logging the most flight hours of any nurse. Lutz was killed in 1944 when her plane crashed in Italy.

The Lives They Left Behind: Suitcases from a State Hospit... http://www.amazon.com/dp/1934137073/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_2m5gxb0J7Z8WD

The Lives They Left Behind: Suitcases from a State Hospital Attic: Darby Penney, Peter Stastny, Lisa Rinzler, Robert Whitaker:

"Bianca"  ***  Florence Stevenson and Patricia Hagan Murray (1973)

Photos of the beautiful book covers illustrated by Allan Kass from 1969 through Most of these are Regency Romances, but he also illustrated some young adult, westerns, mystery, and gothic books.

War and Conflict, World War Two, Heroines, pic: March 1942, Maria Shuvalkina, a stretcher bearer of the Red Army, who bravely carried from the field of action 49 wounded men and brought them to safety (Photo by Popperfoto/Getty Images)

War and Conflict, World War Two, Heroines, pic: March 1942, Maria Shuvalkina, a stretcher bearer of the Red Army, who bravely carried from the field of action 49 wounded men and brought them to safety (Photo by Popperfoto/Getty Images)

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Going to bookstores. *Trust me, I'm the worst when I go into a bookstore. NOT a shoe store. But a BOOKSTORE.

All hands on deck: 60 percent of women entering the workforce during WWII were over 35 years old.    Read more: http://www.rd.com/slideshows/rosie-the-riveter-history/#ixzz3E9gAadQB

Real Rosie the Riveters: Rare Color Photos From WWII

Woman is working on a "Vengeance" dive bomber Tennessee, February Reproduction from color slide. Photo by Alfred T. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress

Virginia Hall was an American spy and considered by the Gestapo to be “the most dangerous of all Allied spies.” She was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross for her work — the only one awarded to a civilian woman during World War II. ~Via Sharon Walley

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