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Dancing on the Waves: A Wartime Wren at Sea (Large Print) (Ulverscroft Nonfiction)

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Dancing on the Waves is more than an unusual account of one woman in uniform. Behind the light-hearted approach is the author's interest in the changing roles and attitudes of women, which the opportunities of war created. "Never at sea" was the motto of the WRNS, but this soon became outdated, for the Wrens were required to handle the coded signals received on board the "Monsters," the peace-time liners that brought over the American Forces for the build-up to D-Day. She also worked at Submarine Headquarters and attended the Yalta conference. She writes entertainingly about the details that lie behind the great events.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780753196168
Author:
Mack, Angela
Publisher:
Reminiscence
Location:
Oxford
Subject:
Women
Subject:
Large type books
Subject:
Military
Subject:
World War, 19
Subject:
Biography-Military
Edition Number:
Large print ed.
Large Print:
Yes
Series:
Ulverscroft Nonfiction
Series Volume:
RN-527
Publication Date:
20010131
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
9.46x6.42x1.02 in. 1.11 lbs.

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