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One Brief Moment Part Two: Women Soldiers, Spies and Nurses in the Civil War

Friends of Padre Steve’s World,

Today and for the next few days I am going back to a part of my Gettysburg and Civil War text dealing with women’s rights. 1,958 more words


75th Anniversary of the Royal Canadian Air Force Women’s Division

By Laura Brown

When Canada entered the Second World War on September 10, 1939, Canadian women were not permitted to enlist in the armed forces. As in the First World War, nursing was the only opportunity women had to help in the war effort. 564 more words

Military Heritage

World War II spy disguised as simple military wife finally recognized with posthumous award

Stephanie Czech Rader spent decades pretending to be merely a clerk working at the U.S. embassy in Poland during World War II, traveling the countryside in her spare time before meeting and marrying a big shot U.S. 200 more words

War And Conflict


With the untimely death of the musician, Prince, my Facebook newsfeed instantly filled with posts of mourning and grief. I have to be honest, I don’t understand the personal grief many feel when a celebrity passes. 1,065 more words

Women In The Military

Honoring Servicewomen on Memorial Day

American women became a permanent part of the U.S. military in 1948 when President Harry Truman signed the Women’s Armed Services Integration Act. Prior to that, when the country was not at war, women could only serve in the Army or Navy nurse corps. 205 more words