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Rhombus  (Author Signed), Gore, Bob
21 Gore, Bob Rhombus (Author Signed)
Huntington Press 2000 0929712889 / 9780929712888 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Autographed copy. Looks new. Bob Gore's RHOMBUS is an absolutely outstanding work, on par with Tom Clancy, Dale Brown, Jeff Edwards, and any others at the top of the military techno-thriller genre. Review ; 0.9 x 9.2 x 6.3 Inches; 328 pages; p; Signed by Author 
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Classic World War II Aircraft Cutaways, Gunston, Bill
22 Gunston, Bill Classic World War II Aircraft Cutaways
Osprey Publishing 1995 1855325268 / 9781855325265 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
Dust has been neatly glued to the book so it cannot be removed or lost. Good to very good overall condition. See scan of actual book that is for sale. We ship within 24 hours and provide delivery confirmation.; Photographs and Illustrations; 9.69 X 7.48 X 1.02 inches; 150 pages 
Price: 24.97 USD
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Our Unique Role Summary, Hall, Gus
23 Hall, Gus Our Unique Role Summary
New York , NY New Outlook Publishers & Distributers 1987 1st Thus; First Impression Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Red cover with white print. A booklet on the Communist Party USA. A summary of Gus Hall's main report to the 24th National Convention. Rare. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. Booklet; 12mo; 24 pages 
Price: 19.97 USD
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24 Halliday, E. M. When Hell Froze Over
New York , NY Simon & Schuster 2000 0743407261 / 9780743407267 First Edition paperback Fine with no dust jacket 
As new condition. Remainder mark. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 319 pages 
Price: 6.97 USD
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Cold Day in Hell  A Novel, Hawke, Richard
25 Hawke, Richard Cold Day in Hell A Novel
Random House 2007 1400064260 / 9781400064267 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by Author on Title Page. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book. In the stew and dazzle of New York City, savvy, irreverent Fritz Malone–who Susan Isaacs called “the perfect balance of noir P.I. and decent guy”–is embroiled in a string of grisly murders that drags him behind the lurid headlines into the tangled affairs of some the city’s most beautiful people and their ugly truths.; (Author Signed); 1 x 9.6 x 6.5 Inches; 304 pages; p; Signed by Author 
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USN Aircraft Carrier Air Units, Volume 2  1957-1963 - Specials series, Kasulka, Duane & Don Greer
26 Kasulka, Duane & Don Greer USN Aircraft Carrier Air Units, Volume 2 1957-1963 - Specials series
Squadron/Signal Publications 1986 0897471725 / 9780897471725 First Edition; First Printing Paperback Near Fine 
Pictoral cover. See scan of actual book that is for sale. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition.We ship within 24 hours and provide delivery confirmation.; 6161; Photographs and Illustrations; 10.80 X 8.30 X 5 inches; 64 pages 
Price: 31.97 USD
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Speak Softly, She Can Hear  A Novel, Lewis, Pam; Beard, Elliot
27 Lewis, Pam; Beard, Elliot Speak Softly, She Can Hear A Novel
Simon & Schuster 2005 0743255399 / 9780743255394 First Edition; 1st Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Looks new. Signed by Author on Title Page. Plastic Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book. New York City, 1965: Two Manhattan prep school students, Carole and Naomi, make a pact to lose their virginity before graduation. Eddie, a slick Upper East Side dropout, is handsome, fatally charming, and more than willing to help the girls accomplish their goal. But on one bitterly cold holiday weekend in an isolated cabin deep in the Vermont woods, a horrifying twist develops in the plan. Before the night is over, a stomach-turning secret is sealed between friends, setting in motion a series of events that will have dire and far-reaching consequences.

Sweeping across decades, moving from New York to Vermont to California and back again, Lewis tells an utterly gripping, psychologically nuanced tale of friendship between two very different women, of the life-changing burden of a secret, the lies we tell others to save ourselves, and the lies we tell ourselves when the truth is too painful to accept.; (Author Signed); 1.3 x 9.6 x 6.2 Inches; 352 pages; Signed by Author 
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Cold Granite  (Author Signed), MacBride, Stuart
28 MacBride, Stuart Cold Granite (Author Signed)
HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2005 0007193130 / 9780007193134 First Edition; 1st Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by Author on Title Page. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. The debut thriller from a bright new Scottish talent set to rival Ian Rankin. It's DS Logan McRae's first day back on the job after a year off on the sick, and it couldn't get much worse. Four-year-old David Reid's body is discovered in a ditch, strangled, mutilated and a long time dead. There's a killer stalking the Granite City and the local media are baying for blood. If that wasn't enough, Logan also has to contend with a new boss, DI Insch, who doesn't suffer fools gladly and thinks everyone's a fool, and his own ex-girlfriend, the beautiful but chilly Isobel MacAlister, who also happens to be the chief pathologist. The only good news is WPC 'Ball Breaker' Watson, Logan's new guardian angel. The dead are piling up in the morgue almost as fast as the snow on the streets, and Logan knows time is running out. More children are going missing. More are going to die. If Logan isn't careful, he's going to end up joining them. Set in Aberdeen, where the rainy season lasts all year, criminal gangs vie for supremacy on the streets and the oil industry brings an influx of wealth and vice, this is a gritty, powerful and page-turning debut thriller by a writer with a wonderfully observant eye and a characteristically Scottish sense of gallows humour. Beautiful rare or scarce book in clean, bright, and sharp collector's condition. ; 1.65 x 9.13 x 6.22 Inches; 464 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 75.97 USD
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29 MacKintosh, C. H. The Great Commission
Loizeaux Brothers 1966 Second Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Of all the groups of Christian believers that developed in the English-speaking world in the nineteenth century, the one which produced the greatest number of gifted writers was the Brethren. Of their founder himself, John Nelson Darby, over fifty substantial volumes were published. But of all this notable group of writers, the one whose works have been most frequently printed is C. H. Mackintosh, generally known as C.H.M., which is all that appeared on the title pages of his major writings.C. H. Mackintosh was born in October 1820, at Glenmalure Barricks, County Wicklow, Ireland, the son of the captain of a Highland regiment. Mackintosh was converted at the age of eighteen through the letters of a devout sister, and the prayerful reading of J. N. Darby's Operations of the Spirit. When he was twenty-four years of age, he opened a private school at Westport, but it was not long before he concluded he must give himself entirely to the ministry of the Word of God, in writing and in public speaking. Soon thereafter he felt led to establish a periodical, which he continued to edit for twenty-one years, Things New and Old.Mr. Mackintosh took a great interest in, and actively participated in, the great revival of 1859 and 1860. He died on November 2, 1896, and was buried in Cheltenham Cemetery, awaiting the resurrection morn.Now that more than one hundred years have passed since his death, it is difficult to come upon much factual detail concerning his own personal life. He was a man of a much milder spirit than J N Darby, and breathed an atmosphere of deep devotion, and a love not only for Christian believers but for lost souls. He had a gracious spirit, avoiding conflict as far as possible.Mr. Mackintosh's fame rests primarily upon the work, Notes on the Pentateuch, beginning with a volume of 334 pages on Genesis, and concluding with a two-volume work on Deuteronomy extending to over 800 pages.Another series by Mr. Mackintosh also was frequently reprinted, under the general heading of Miscellaneous Writings, seven volumes, totalling over 2500 pages, and most of it still definitely worth reading.Let me especially call attention to Mr. Mackintosh's excellent comments on Evangelization, which seem to be remarkably up-to-date in this time when we are witnessing so much world-wide evangelization. In volume 4 is a very thorough, illuminating, and sensible discussion of ninety pages on the Great Commission of Luke 24: 44-49. His statements at the very beginning are refreshing to read:"Our divine Master called upon sinners to repent and believe the gospel. Some would have us to believe that it is a mistake to call upon persons dead in trespasses and sins to do anything. "How," it is argued, "can those who are dead repent? They are incapable of any spiritual movement. They must first get the power ere they can either repent or believe."What is our reply to all this? A very simple one indeed--our Lord knows better than all the theologians in the world what ought to be preached. He knows all about man's condition--his guilt, his misery, his spiritual death, his utter helplessness, his total inability to think a single right thought, to utter a single right word, to do a single right act; and yet He called upon men to repent. This is quite enough for us. It is no part of our business to seek to reconcile seeming differences. It may seem to us difficult to reconcile man's utter powerlessness with his responsibility; but "God is His own interpreter, and He will make it plain." It is our happy privilege, and our bounder duty, to believe what He says, and do what He tells us. This is true wisdom, and it yields solid peace. ... Our Lord preached repentance, and He commanded His apostles to preach it; and they did so constantly.Because many are teaching otherwise, one rejoices to see the author's emphasis on the need for genuine repentance. In volume 3 there is a section of eighty-six pages with the general heading, "Papers on Evangelism," in the midst of which is a long and excellent commentary of Acts 16: 8-31. A few lines from these rich pages:"We increasingly feel the immense importance of an earnest, fervent gospel testimony everywhere; and we dread exceedingly any falling off therein. We are imperatively called to "do the work of an evangelist," and not to be moved from that work by any arguments or considerations whatsoever ....We observe, with deep concern, some who were once known amongst us as earnest and eminently successful evangelists, now almost wholly abandoning their work and becoming teachers and lecturers.This is most deplorable. We really want evangelists. A true evangelist is almost as great a rarity as a true pastor. Alas! alas! how rare are both! The two are closely connected ....We are perfectly aware of the fact that there is in some quarters a strong tendency to throw cold water upon the work of evangelization. There is a sad lack of sympathy with the preacher of the gospel; and, as a necessary consequence, of active co-operation with him in his work ....We have invariably found that those who think and speak slightingly of the work of the evangelist are persons of very little spirituality; and on the other hand, the most devoted, the most true-hearted, the best taught saints of God, are always sure to take a profound interest in that work ....But I find in the Gospels, and in the Acts of the Apostles, that a quantity of most blessed evangelistic work was done by persons who were not specially gifted at all, but who had an earnest love for souls, and a deep sense of the preciousness of Christ and His salvation."In the midst of these papers, our author discusses what I think is very rare in his writing, his own participation in the great revival in 1859 in Ulster.; Miscellaneous Writings Volume IV 
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A Brief History of the 9th Marines, Marine Corps, U.S. &  Truman R. Strobridge
30 Marine Corps, U.S. & Truman R. Strobridge A Brief History of the 9th Marines
Washington, D.C. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform 2013 1481986015 / 9781481986014 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Near Fine with no dust jacket 
1967 edition. Looks never used. Not a reprint. The 9th Marine Regiment was an infantry regiment of the United States Marine Corps. Formed during World War II, it served until 1994, when it was deactivated during the post Cold War drawdown. Battalions of the Ninth Marine Regiment, but not the regiment itself, were reactivated from 2007 to 2014 as part of the Marine Corps' growth during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. The battalions have subsequently been deactivated again.Contents; USMC Regimental Histories Series; 32 pages 
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Armor in Vietnam, A Pictorial History - Specials series, Mesko, Jim & Don Greer
31 Mesko, Jim & Don Greer Armor in Vietnam, A Pictorial History - Specials series
Squadron/Signal Publications 1982 0897471261 / 9780897471268 First Edition; First Printing Paperback Very Good 
Pictoral cover. See scan of actual book that is for sale. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition.We ship within 24 hours and provide delivery confirmation.; 6033; Photographs and Illustrations; 8.43 X 5.85 X 0.73 inches; 80 pages 
Price: 19.97 USD
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Hungary's Fight for Freedom, No Author Listed
32 No Author Listed Hungary's Fight for Freedom
New York, NY Time Inc. 1956 First Edition; First Impression Magazine Very Good with no dust jacket 
Life Magazine Cover has rubs now protected by archival sleeve. This is the story in photos of the Hungarian Revolt against Russia after 12 years of oppression by Russia. Hungary was a token given to Russia after World War II and the rest of the world sat by as Communist took over. In 1956 the people of Hungary revolted with limited weapons against Russian Tanks. The photos are very revealing and capture the determination of people in revolt against Communists rule. The account also captures the quest for freedom within each human being. No Author. ; Photographs; Missing as of 12/07 
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Escort Carrier HMS Vindex at War, Poolman, Kenneth
33 Poolman, Kenneth Escort Carrier HMS Vindex at War
Martin Secker & Warburg Ltd 1983 0436377055 / 9780436377051 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
Dust has been neatly glued to the book so it cannot be removed or lost. Good to very good overall condition. See scan of actual book that is for sale. We ship within 24 hours and provide delivery confirmation.; Photographs and Illustrations; 9.69 X 7.48 X 1.02 inches; 256 pages 
Price: 13.47 USD
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Death Will Have Your Eyes  A Novel about Spies, Sallis, James
34 Sallis, James Death Will Have Your Eyes A Novel about Spies
New York St. Martin's Press 1997 0312155131 / 9780312155131 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book.Sallis' Lew Griffin mysteries, although not widely known, are revered by many for their combination of New Orleans atmosphere and existential toughness. Both those qualities are present in this intriguing but overly introspective spy novel. David is a former CIA hit man, trained as part of an elite corps during the height of the cold war. Long retired from the agency and slowly constructing a human identity for himself, he is abruptly called back into action to track a former cohort turned rogue. What transpires is an elaborate cat-and-mouse car chase, moving to and fro across the American landscape and concluding in New Orleans. The real action, though, is internal, as David drives and broods, contemplating the spy's cypherlike lot. Much of this material is interesting enough, but the delicate balance between story, character, and idea is never quite right, leaving the reader impressed by the ingredients but slightly disappointed in the dish itself. Still, any Sallis novel belongs in all but the smallest mystery collections. Bill Ott, Book review Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover.; 8.30 X 5.70 X 0.80 inches; 256 pages 
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Personal experiences of the Civil War, Seward, Janet W.
35 Seward, Janet W. Personal experiences of the Civil War
Worcester, Ma F. S. Blanchard & Co. 1899 1166553507 / 9781166553500 First Edition; First Printing Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
This is the original 1899 printing. Janet Seward was the wife of Brigadier General Willam Henry Seward, Jr. who's father was the Governor of New York. Brig. General Seward was also an American Banker from Auburn, N.Y. He left banking on August 22, 1862 to join the Union Army in the U.S. Civil War. "Seward was appointed lieutenant colonel of New York's 138th Infantry Regiment, which became the 9th New York Heavy Artillery Regiment in December 1862. The regiment served in the defenses of Washington, D.C. until it was converted back to an infantry regiment and sent to the Army of the Potomac because of the losses sustained by that army in the Overland Campaign.[2] After fighting at the Battle of Cold Harbor, Seward was appointed colonel of the regiment on June 10, 1864. A few weeks after Seward's promotion to colonel, his regiment was sent north to meet the threat to Washington, D.C. posed by Confederate Lieutenant General Jubal Early's Valley Campaigns of 1864. Seward was slightly wounded in his arm and suffered a broken leg when his horse fell on him after the horse was shot at the Battle of Monocacy on July 9, 1864. He was promoted to brigadier general on September 13, 1864 and in January 1865 was assigned to command a brigade in the Department of West Virginia, which he did until April 1865. He was thereafter known within his family as "The General". Seward commanded the 3rd Division for 6 days after Confederate partisan rangers captured Brigadier General George Crook on February 20, 1865." (Wikipedia) The contents of this booklet was written by Mrs. Seward for "The Fortnightly" a a Woman's Literary Club in Auburn, N.Y. Ianuary 20, 1898. Mrs. Seward acompanyed President Lincoln and her husband's cousin Col. Seward on an inspections of the works around Washington. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition. A rare piece of Civil War memorabilia. ; Photograph ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 22 pages 
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Pax Americana, Steel, Ronald
36 Steel, Ronald Pax Americana
New York Viking Adult 1967 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Near Fine dust jacket 
Blue cloth with gold and silver print. Dust in excellent condition now in mylar cover. Not price cut. Small neatly written former owners name in front. Text clean and binding tight. "Pax Americana (Latin for "American Peace", modeled after Pax Romana, Pax Britannica, and Pax Mongolica) is a term applied to the concept of relative peace in the Western Hemisphere and later the world beginning around the middle of the 20th century, thought to be caused by the preponderance of power enjoyed by the United States. Pax Americana is primarily used in its modern connotations to refer to the peace among great powers established after the end of World War II in 1945, also called the Long Peace. In this modern sense, it has come to indicate the military and economic position of the United States in relation to other nations. ; 1967-07-17; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 371 pages 
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The Last of the Giants  ., Sulzberger, C.L.
37 Sulzberger, C.L. The Last of the Giants .
New York Macmillan 1971 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
First Printing stated. Charles André Joseph Marie de Gaulle (French: [?a?l d? gol] (About this sound listen); 22 November 1890 – 9 November 1970) was a French general and statesman who led the French Resistance against Nazi Germany in World War II and chaired the Provisional Government of the French Republic from 1944 to 1946 in order to reestablish democracy in France. In 1958, he came out of retirement when appointed Prime Minister of France by President René Coty. He was asked to rewrite the Constitution of France and founded the Fifth Republic after approval by referendum. He was elected President of France later that year, a position he was reelected to in 1965 and held until his resignation in 1969. He was the dominant figure of France during the Cold War era, and his memory continues to influence French politics. Born in Lille, he graduated from Saint-Cyr in 1912. He was a decorated officer of the First World War, wounded several times, and later taken prisoner at Verdun. During the interwar period, he advocated mobile armoured divisions. During the German invasion of May 1940, he led an armoured division which counterattacked the invaders; he was then appointed Undersecretary for War. Refusing to accept his government's armistice with Germany, De Gaulle exhorted the French population to resist occupation and to continue the fight in his Appeal of 18 June. He led a government in exile and the Free French Forces against the Axis. (wiki) ; De Gaulle; Photographs 
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Airborne Weapons of the West, Thornborough, Anthony M.
38 Thornborough, Anthony M. Airborne Weapons of the West
Motorbooks International 1995 0879386703 / 9780879386702 First Edition; First Printing Paperback Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Pictoral cover. See scan of actual book that is for sale. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition.We ship within 24 hours and provide delivery confirmation.; Photographs and Illustrations; 9.69 X 7.17 X 0.31 inches; 96 pages 
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General Dynamics Aircraft and thier Predecessors, Wegg, John
39 Wegg, John General Dynamics Aircraft and thier Predecessors
Naval Institute Press 1990 0870212338 / 9780870212338 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
Dust has been neatly glued to the book so it cannot be removed or lost. Good to very good overall condition. See scan of actual book that is for sale. We ship within 24 hours and provide delivery confirmation.; Photographs and Illustrations; 10.50 X 7.70 X 1 inches; 272 pages 
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"A Defense Weapon Known to Be of Value"  Servicewomen of the Korean War Era, Witt, Linda & Judith Bellafaire & Britta Granrud & Mary Jo Binker
40 Witt, Linda & Judith Bellafaire & Britta Granrud & Mary Jo Binker "A Defense Weapon Known to Be of Value" Servicewomen of the Korean War Era
Hanover, N. H. UPNE 2005 1584654716 / 9781584654711 First Edition; Various Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Dark green cover, no dust. Book is new, just no dust jacket. Extensively researched, this book provides compelling insight from a feminist viewpoint that addresses discriminatory legislation and regulations that prevented women from realizing their fullest potential and integration into the military. The individual stories woven into the text add interest and complement the historical content. The chapter on the nurses is particularly powerful. Their service of caring, courage and dedication under the most hazardous and austere conditions are the hallmarks of the noble profession of military nurse." (Brig. Gen. Connie L. Slewitzke, U.S. Army, Retired ) ; 1.1 x 9 x 6.2 Inches; 336 pages; Fewer than five years after World War II, the United States found itself once again confronted by a war for which it was unprepared. Once again a downsized military establishment rushed to call up, draft, and recruit the needed manpower. And once again when it came up short, the services asked American women to leave their homes, jobs, and families to serve their country.

This book chronicles the crucial work of servicewomen in the Korean War, and other uniformed women who helped support that war and the burgeoning Cold War in places as far flung as the Pacific atoll of Kwajalein, bases in still-occupied post-war Germany and Japan, and lonely, isolated outposts such as Great Falls, Montana. The few short years between 1945 and 1953 saw pivotal changes in women's status in the U.S. Armed Forces. In a series of controversial and sometimes bitter legislative contests, women went from being almost a historical footnote in the immediate postwar period--a source of labor and skills the nation's military took for granted--to winning a permanent place in each branch of the armed services.

Largely based on the rich archives housed at the Women In Military Service For America Memorial Foundation, this volume records the actions of women who served in the armed forces, as well as those in the Red Cross, the USO, and other nongovernmental organizations that sent women overseas in support of U.S. military personnel. Topics include the efforts of the Department of Defense to increase the number of female recruits for the Korean War and the difficulty of retaining them in an era that valued homemakers and devalued career women; the cost to the military of the female talent drain just when the military needed them most; and a close look at Army, Navy and Air Force nurses, as well as those in the innovative M.A.S.H. units, who all performed magnificently under dangerous and harsh conditions.

The book's conclusion assesses the failure of the military to fully incorporate women during these years as a result of its own paternalistic mindset (shared by society at large) coupled with the failure of wartime recruiting efforts and the low retention rate for servicewomen. The authors argue that the number of servicewomen remained far below authorized levels throughout this period, and the continued small size of the women's components resulted in their inability to accomplish their mission. According to the authors, this hurt the credibility of the women's services and haunted them for years, reinforcing the rock-solid belief of many that the military was for men, and women did not belong there. 
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