This is the story of that small band of women who wore U.S. Marine uniforms during the Korean War. These women are a lost generation of women Marines who stepped into the breach between two wars and preserved the opportunity to be a Marine for those who were as yet unborn. They were, in fact, a thin green line--and they stood fast, just like Marines are taught to do.
About the Author:
PETER A. SODERBERGH is Professor of Education at Louisiana State University at Baton Rouge. He served as a platoon commander in Korea and resigned from the U.S. Marine Corps as a captain in 1958. He has published nine books and numerous articles in a variety of professional journals and magazines. His most recent work is Women Marines: The World War II Era (1992). He is on the Board of Directors of the Marine Corps Historical Center in Washington, D.C.