HISTORICAL ADVENTURE WOMAN

Amazing Women of the Civil War, Fascinating True Stories of Women Who Made a Difference. By Webb Garrison.
This wonderful book entails the enormous contributions of women in the Civil War. From fighting on the battle fields (dressed as men) to working as spies; women played an important (and often forgotten) role in US history.

Those Wonderful Women in Their Flying Machines; The Unknown Heroines of World War II. By Sally Van Wagenen Keil.
Called, "the most adventurous superwomen of the war era," this book chronicles the experiences of WWII women pilots. Almost two thousand women flew from 1942 to 1944, on some of the most dangerous missions; over seventy getting killed flying for their country. A must read for all adventure women.

Where the Action Was. By Penny Colman.
These adventure women were talented war correspondents during World War II, but they were also brave and fearless. This book is an account of the ground-breaking predecessors of today's newswomen. While risking their own lives, these correspondents captured Pearl Harbor to the liberation of Nazi death camps. An impressive book filled with bold women.

Yankee Doodle Gals, Women Pilots of World War II. By Amy
Nathan.
The true-life tale of women pilots in World War II (WASPs); extraordinary adventure women who put their lives on the line every day in order to help the war effort. The book contains great stories and equally interesting photographs of some of the USA's bravest.