The Unwomanly Face of War: An Oral History of Women in World War II
Publish date: 2017-07-25
Publisher: Random House
Pages no: 384
Edition language: English
This just wasn't what I was expecting. It's just a bunch of snippets of women telling their war stories without any kind of overarching narrative or background. Not a bad book in itself, but I'm not interested in reading 300 pages of this.
We usually think of wars as something that men do. Boys play with toy soldiers and toy guns, and play with real things when they get older, right? But women have been fighting in wars throughout history. We just don't know their stories. We know the stories of men. The women remain in the background...