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The Girls Next Door: Bringing the Home Front to the Front Lines

William G. McGowan Theater
Washington, DC

Monday, February 11, 2019 - 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

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In her latest book, The Girls Next Door, professor Kara Dixon Vuic tells the story of the intrepid young women who volunteered to help and entertain American servicemen fighting overseas, from World War I through the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. This story of the women, unknown and famous. who talked and listened and danced and sang, adds an intimate chapter to the history of war and its ties to life in peacetime. A book signing follows the program.


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