- ix, 214 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
- Acknowledgments -- Introduction: "A queer mixture of feelings" : conflicting messages to women during the war -- From bathing suits to parachutes, or, "Don't call me Mac!" : OWI, ambivalence, and women's work -- "America will be as strong as her women" : femininity, masculinity, and the merging of the spheres -- "Does your sergeant know you're out?" : women's sexuality in wartime -- "Now, let's see your pass," or, Wonder Woman and the "Giant women army officers" : female power and authority as masculinity -- "Here's one job you men won't be asking back" : "reconversion" of masculinity at war's end -- Epilogue : "These girls are strong--bind them securely!" : World War II images of women in the Postwar World.Includes bibliographical references (pages 205-210) and index.