Women veterans have our very own distinguished literary matriarch — Mary Lee Settle: Settle proves that even women who served in support roles can make unique and important contributions to the literature of war and to literature in general. Women veterans writing memoir would do well to examine her work as an example of the unique perspective that women can bring to the discussion of war. There a young RAF fighter pilot trainee asked her to take his place if he were shot down. In the summer of , leaving her young son with her family, she went to Washington to try to volunteer for military service but was turned away.
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My mother was evacuated together with my youngest sister to the North of England, while I stayes behind with my father. We lived in Brockley a ward of Lewisham. I can remember the first air raid, it was on a Thursday. After the siren sounded I rushed over to my friends house to see if they were alright. The Grandmother was blind, and I managed to get her and the Grandchildren down to the cellar There were lines and lines of Heinkel bombers, and Spitfires trying to stop them, they were heading for the Docks. When we emerged they were ablaze.