🎧 Army Wives: From Crimea to Afghanistan with Midge Gilies
🎧 Dan Snow's History Hit • 17m
In this fascinating interview, Midge Gillies, author of acclaimed The Barbed-Wire University, discusses the role of the army wife over the centuries, and remarks on the extraordinary women who were pillars of support and strength in times of great hardship.
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