Hide this

Results from Google Books

Click on a thumbnail to go to Google Books.

Valiant Women of the Vietnam War by Karen…

Valiant Women of the Vietnam War

by Karen Zeinert

MembersReviewsPopularityAverage ratingConversations



Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you'll like this book.

No current Talk conversations about this book.

No reviews
no reviews | add a review
You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data.
For more help see the Common Knowledge help page.
Series (with order)
Canonical title
Original title
Alternative titles
Original publication date
Important places
Important events
Related movies
Awards and honors
First words
Last words
Disambiguation notice
Publisher's editors
Publisher series
Original language

References to this work on external resources.

Wikipedia in English


Book description
Haiku summary

No descriptions found.

Emerging from their 1950s-sitcom ideal roles as wives and mothers, women came out in force during the turbulent times of the Vietnam War. From journalists who risked (and sometimes gave) their lives to provide the American people with the truth, to nurses and volunteers who selflessly served and boosted morale in horrifying conditions and situations, to women who mobilized on the home front in protest or support of the war, women of all ages took advantage of the changing climate brought on by the war and the Civil Rights Movement and broke free of the roles that had been stifling them since the end of World War II. Culminating in the establishment of a Vietnam women's memorial, this book takes a hard look at the war and women's roles in it. Also includes a discussion of Vietnamese women's role in the conflict.… (more)

Quick Links

Swap Ebooks Audio
3 wanted

Popular covers


Average: No ratings.

Is this you?

Become a LibraryThing Author.


About | Contact | Privacy/Terms | Help/FAQs | Blog | Store | APIs | TinyCat | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | Common Knowledge | 119,410,897 books! | Top bar: Always visible