Kara Dixon Vuic

Kara Dixon Vuic is the inaugural LCpl. Benjamin W. Schmidt Professor of War, Conflict, and Society in Twentieth-Century America at Texas Christian University. Her book Officer, Nurse, Woman: The Army Nurse Corps in the Vietnam War won the Lavinia L. Dock Book Award from the American Association for the History of Nursing and was a Finalist for the Army Historical Foundation Distinguished Writing Award. She advised and appeared in the PBS documentary USO: For the Troops and the TLC series Who Do You Think You Are? and created an oral history collection for the Vietnam Center and Archive at Texas Tech University.

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Cover: The Girls Next Door: Bringing the Home Front to the Front LinesThe Girls Next Door: Bringing the Home Front to the Front LinesVuic, Kara DixonHARDCOVER02/04/2019$29.95
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