American Women in WWII Discussed in Next War and Society Roundtable
Monday, March 10, 2008
Contact David Tisdale 601.266.4499   


Hattiesburg, Miss.
– The Books, Dialogue, and Debate Roundtable offers its next session at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 11 at the Library of Hattiesburg, Petal and Forrest County. The series is sponsored by the Department of History’s faculty group for the Study of War and Society at the University of Southern Mississippi

Dr. Pamela Tyler, associate professor of history at Southern Miss, will discuss “Our Mothers' War: American Women at Home and at the Front during World War II” by Emily Yellin.

The book is an eye-opening and moving portrait of women during World War II, a war that forever transformed the way women participate in American Society.  Her work recreates what American women from all walks of life were doing and thinking at that time.

Admission to this event is free, and several copies of the book will be available for loan at the library. For more information about the lecture or roundtable, call 601.584.3166 or e-mail Kyle.Zelner@usm.

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