Thanks to everyone who attended the December Community Cinema screening at the Windsor Park Branch Library. A special thanks to our guests from the Texas Veterans Commission and Operation Outreach for sharing their thoughts on the film. If you missed the screening, Lioness will air on KLRU December 27th at 10 pm. You can watch a preview on PBS’ Independent Lens website.
The Austin Public Library has many books and dvds related to this subject. Be sure to check them out!
A few good women : America’s military women from World War I to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan / Evelyn M. Monahan and Rosemary Neidel-Greenlee
Band of sisters : American women at war in Iraq / Holmstedt, Kirsten A.
Battle cries and lullabies : women in war from prehistory to the present / De Pauw, Linda Grant.
Camouflage isn’t only for combat : gender, sexuality and women in the military / Herbert, Melissa S.
Camp all-American, Hanoi Jane, and the high-and-tight : gender, folklore, and changing military culture / Carol Burke
Co-ed combat : the new evidence that women shouldn’t fight the nation’s wars / Browne, Kingsley
Count on us : American women in the military / Nathan, Amy.
Fly girls [videorecording]
Ground zero : the gender wars in the military / Francke, Linda Bird.
Hell hath no fury : true stories of women at war from antiquity to Iraq / Miles, Rosalind
I am a soldier, too : the Jessica Lynch story / Bragg, Rick
I’m still standing : from captive U.S. soldier to free citizen– my journey home / Johnson, Shoshana
Love my rifle more than you : young and female in the U.S. Army / Williams, Kayla
Masquerade : the life and times of Deborah Sampson, Continental soldier / Alfred F. Young
Officer, nurse, woman : the Army Nurse Corps in the Vietnam War / Vuic, Kara Dixon
Side-by-side : a photographic history of American women in war / Lewis, Vickie
Tailspin : women at war in the wake of Tailhook / Zimmerman, Jean
The Iraq war [videorecording]
The kinder, gentler military : can America’s gender-neutral fighting force still win wars? / Stephanie Gutmann
The lonely soldier : the private war of women serving in Iraq / Benedict, Helen
The mysterious Private Thompson : the double life of Sarah Emma Edmonds, Civil War soldier / Laura Leedy Gansler
The nightingale of Mosul : a nurse’s journey of service, struggle, and war / Luz, Susan
The virgin warrior : the life and death of Joan of Arc / Taylor, Larissa
The warrior queens / Fraser, Antonia
Tough as nails : one woman’s journey through West Point / Dwyer, Gail O’Sullivan
Women doctors in war / Bellafaire, Judith
Women in America’s wars / Sheafer, Silvia Anne
Women in combat : civic duty or military liability? / Fenner, Lorry M.
Women in the military : an unfinished revolution / Holm, Jeanne
Women veterans : America’s forgotten heroines / Willenz, June A
WWII they also served [videorecording]
When Janey comes marching home : portraits of women combat veterans / Browder, Laura