Asbestos & the Military

Asbestos, a furry silicate mineral was woven into textiles and incorporated into building materials so that they would not burn. It found its way into cement, pipes, tiles and shingles. During World War One, Kaiser Wilhelm, the German monarch, sheltered in a portable asbestos hut. During World War Two, the United States armed forces used… Read More

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Women & Naval Service: Policy & Practice

Research Paper Title Comparison of Women’s Policies in Six International Navies. Background The present study compares policies, programmes, and practices relating to women in six international navies. Navies from the following nations are included: the United States, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Sweden, and the United Kingdom. Methods Information is drawn from answers by representatives of the six international… Read More