6 edition of She went to war found in the catalog.
Originally published: Novata, CA : Presidio, c1992.
|Statement||Rhonda Cornum as told to Peter Copeland.|
|Genre||Personal narratives, American., Biography.|
|Contributions||Copeland, Peter, 1957-|
|LC Classifications||DS79.74 .C69 1999|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||98051854|
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Having met Rhonda Cornum and hearing her story, I decided to read her book. I lked that she went into much more detail of her experience in the book, but I didn't particularly like the way the book went backwards and forwards.
This book is a great read for anyone in the military, especially females, but also for anyone who has suffered some 5/5(28). She Went to War book. Read 16 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.
Doc Cornum's story of her shoot-down, capture, and imprisonment by /5. Having met Rhonda Cornum and hearing her story, I decided to read her book. I lked that she went into much more detail of her experience in the book, but I didn't particularly like the way the book went backwards and forwards.
This book is a great read for anyone in the military, especially females, but also for anyone who has suffered some /5(28).
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