Switchboard soldiers : a novel
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New York, NY : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers :
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Published
New York, NY : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers :
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Book
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453 pages ; 24 cm
Street Date
2207
Language
English

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"From New York Times bestselling author Jennifer Chiaverini, a bold, revelatory novel about one of the great untold stories of World War I--the women of the US Army Signal Corps, who broke down gender barriers in the military, smashed the workplace glass ceiling, and battled a pandemic as they helped lead the Allies to victory"--,Provided by publisher.
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June 1917. Arriving in France, General John Pershing found himself unable to communicate with troops in the field. Pershing needed operators who could swiftly and accurately connect multiple calls, speak fluent French and English, remain steady under fire, and be utterly discreet. Well-trained American telephone operators were women-- who were not permitted to enlist. But the U.S. Army Signal Corps promptly began recruiting them. Grace Banker of New Jersey, Marie Miossec, a Frenchwoman, and Valerie DeSmedt, a Pacific Telephone operator from Los Angeles, were sworn in to replace male soldiers. For these The switchboard soldiers worked as bombs fell around them-- as was the threat of a deadly new disease: the Spanish Flu. Not all would survive. - adapted from jacket

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Chiaverini, J. Switchboard soldiers: a novel (First edition.). William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers :.

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Chiaverini, Jennifer. Switchboard Soldiers: A Novel. William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Chiaverini, Jennifer. Switchboard Soldiers: A Novel William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Chiaverini, Jennifer. Switchboard Soldiers: A Novel First edition., William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers :,

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