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The Girls Next Door

Bringing the Home Front to the Front Lines

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$29.95 • £23.95 • €27.00

ISBN 9780674986381

Publication Date: 02/04/2019

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392 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

18 photos

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  • Introduction
  • 1. A New Kind of Woman Is Following the Army: Canteening on the Western Front
  • 2. Take Your Prettiest Dresses and Go: A Touch of Home in World War II
  • 3. The Difference between Savagery and Civilization: Women in Faraway Places
  • 4. Dancing for Democracy: Entertaining Citizen-Soldiers in the Early Cold War
  • 5. Look, but Don’t Touch: Sexuality and Entertainment in the Vietnam War
  • 6. No Beer, No Booze, No Babes: Entertaining the All-Volunteer Military
  • Epilogue
  • Abbreviations
  • Notes
  • Illustration Credits
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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