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Coming out under fire : the history of gay men and women in World War II

Author
Bérubé, Allan.
Title
Coming out under fire : the history of gay men and women in World War II / Allan Bérubé ; with a new foreword by John D'Emilio & Estelle B. Freedman.
Format
Book
Edition
20th anniversary ed.
Published
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2010.
Description
xiii, 377 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
Other contributors
D'Emilio, John. Freedman, Estelle B., 1947-
Portion of title
History of gay men and women in World War II Gay men and women in World War II
Variant title
History of gay men and women in World War Two Gay men and women in World War Two
Notes
"Published by arrangements with the Free Press, a Division of Simon & Schouster, Inc."--T.p. verso. Includes bibliographical references (p. 289-359) and index.
Contents
  • "Why we fight"
  • Getting in
  • Fitting in
  • GI drag : a gay refuge
  • "Gang's all here" : the gay life and vice control
  • Fight for reform
  • Pioneer experts : psychiatrists discover the gay GI
  • Comrades in arms
  • Fighting another war
  • Rights, justice, and a new minority
  • Legacy of the war.
Kinsey subjects
Homosexuals in the military. Military. Homosexuality history--United States--20th century. Status of homosexuals--United States--20th century. Homosexual community--United States--20the century. Homosexuality commitment.
ISBN
080787177X (pbk.) 9780807871775 (pbk.)

Holdings

Library
Blmgtn - Kinsey Institute Library (by appointment only)
Call Number
532.09 B45 c6 2010
Location
Auxiliary Library Facility - Kinsey Institute