Read the Stories of Others
Historians are beginning to realize how much
leaving out women's stories has cost in terms of understanding America's
past. One has said that adding women's history rewrites the maps.
These excerpts from oral history interviews in
our collection demonstrate how military women participated in the
history of our nation. We'll continue to add interviews to these
web pages so that women in all branches of the armed forces in all
time periods are represented.
The interviews are catalogued by the era during
which the interviewee joined the armed services and then by the
military branch in which she served.
in as Marines during World War I