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Double Victory : How African American Women Broke Race and Gender Barriers to Help Win World War II
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“An excellent title for expanding students’ view of the Civil Rights Movement.”
—School Library Journal
"A must read for anyone interested in World War II, women’s history, or African American history.”
Double Victory tells the stories of African American women who did extraordinary things to help their country during World War II. As they fought discrimination at home and abroad, these women helped lay the foundation for the civil rights movement of the 1950s and ’60s. Includes source notes and bibliography.