Showing results by author "Meghan K. Winchell"

Categories

All Categories

1 results
Sort by
    • Good Girls, Good Food, Good Fun

    • The Story of USO Hostesses during World War II
    • By: Meghan K. Winchell
    • Narrated by: Jo Anna Perrin
    • Length: 8 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Throughout World War II, when Saturday nights came around, servicemen and hostesses happily forgot the war for a little while as they danced together in USO clubs, which served as havens of stability in a time of social, moral, and geographic upheaval. Meghan Winchell demonstrates that in addition to boosting soldier morale, the USO acted as an architect of the gender roles and sexual codes that shaped the "greatest generation".

    Regular price: $19.95