A thousand sisters

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A thousand sisters : the heroic airwomen of the Soviet Union in World War II

Wein, Elizabeth, author.

New York, NY : Balzer + Bray, [2019]

388 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm

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Details the experiences of female Soviet combat pilots in World War II--the only women to serve in this capacity on either side. Led by Marina Raskova, three regiments of all-women flight teams suffered casualties of war along with discrimination on the ground, to make significant contributions to the war effort. Includes black-and-white photographs and extensive sidebars that place these pilots within the larger context of the Russian war effort and socio-political landscape.

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ISBN:

9780062453013

Dewey Class No:

940.54/4/947 23

Author:

Wein, Elizabeth, author.

Title:

A thousand sisters : the heroic airwomen of the Soviet Union in World War II / Elizabeth Wein.

VaryingTitle:

Heroic airwomen of the Soviet Union in World War II

Edition:

First edition.

Physical:

388 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm

ContentType:

text txt rdacontent

MediaType:

unmediated n rdamedia

CarrierType:

volume nc rdacarrier

BibliogrphyNote:

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Citation/Refs:

Booklist, 12/1/2018

Citation/Refs:

Kirkus Review, 11/15/2018

Citation/Refs:

Publishers Weekly, 11/19/2018

Citation/Refs:

School Library Journal, 12/2018

Summary:

Details the experiences of female Soviet combat pilots in World War II--the only women to serve in this capacity on either side. Led by Marina Raskova, three regiments of all-women flight teams suffered casualties of war along with discrimination on the ground, to make significant contributions to the war effort. Includes black-and-white photographs and extensive sidebars that place these pilots within the larger context of the Russian war effort and socio-political landscape.

Target Audience:

8-12.

Subject:

World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations--Russia.

Subject:

World War, 1939-1945--Women--Russia.

Subject:

Women air pilots--Russia--Biography.

Subject:

Women--Biography.

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505 ContentsNote 0   $a Formatted contents note  Battle cry : a prologue -- The future war -- The great patriotic war : the first year : 1941-1942 -- The great patriotic war : the second year : 1942-1943 -- The great patriotic war : the third and fourth years : 1943-1945 -- After the war.
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    $b Coverage of source  11/15/2018
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    $b Coverage of source  12/2018
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